The branch of medicine that focuses on the conditions of the digestive system and the gastrointestinal tract and all the organs located in this region, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts and the liver. The Department of Gastroenterology at Kingsway Hospitals is staffed by highly skilled and experienced gastroenterologists who work to provide high-end care for the entire spectrum of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver disorders, aided by state-of-the-art infrastructure and employing cutting-edge techniques. This potent combination of the latest in medical technology and knowledge expertise amongst the faculty together make Kingsway one of the premier gastro hospitals in the country.
WHY KINGSWAY HOSPITALS?
The hallmarks of Kingsway Hospitals which makes it the centre of choice for people affected with gastro and liver problems include:
- Upper GI & lower GI
- Endoscopic Ultrasound
- Third Space Endoscopy
- Dedicated Liver Clinic
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Clinic
- Narrow Band Imaging (NBI) for cancer screening
- PH Study
Diagnostic Gastroenterology procedures at Kingsway Hospitals
Esophageal Manometry: This test is performed to assess how well the esophagus is functioning by passing a thin, flexible tube fitted with sensors through it.
Anorectal Manometry : To diagnose and treat Disorders related to constipation.
Endoscopic Ultrasound: This is a minimally invasive procedure used to diagnose the problems of the digestive system and lung diseases. It makes use of high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the digestive tract.
It can be used to take biopsies from the Chest wall and pancreas and abdominal tumors.
Hydrogen Breath test: For The diagnosis of mas absorption
Urea Breath Test : A non invasive method to detect H pylori eradication
A sub-specialty of gastroenterology, this involves the use of surgical techniques and clinical practices for treating numerous GI ailments. The Department of Gastroenterology and GI Surgery at Kingsway Hospitals is equipped with the latest facilities including high-definition endoscopy, electrocautery devices, along with round-the-clock laboratory services. The team places a special emphasis on interventional methods and offers specialized care for diseases related to the liver, pancreas and gastrointestinal tract. The Department of Gastroenterology also focuses on the latest and upcoming areas of research such as clinical pancreatic diseases.
Treatments and Procedures:
- Liver surgery and transplantation
- Esophageal Stent placement (SEMS)
- Stent placement in the bile duct
- Colonic stent placement
- Stent placement in the stomach and duodenum
- Endoscopic ultrasound Guided drainage of pancreatic pseudocyst
- EUS Guided trans gastric biliary drainage
- LAMS Placement