Facilities
A complex case benefits from the collaborative approach

GASTRO ENTEROLOGY

The Department of Gastroenterology specialises in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine. Its services include diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, disease-management and clinical nutrition and well equipped with the latest operating microscopes, endoscopes etc., along with facilities for TV monitoring and video recording of surgical procedures. Our expert surgeons perform open and advanced minimal-access surgery (laparoscopy or thoracoscopy). They also do revision surgeries on patients who have had complications from earlier operations. For laparoscopic surgery, our surgeons use sophisticated HD-system optics, power systems such as harmonic scalpel, Enseal, Ligasure and APC, and high-precision operative imaging systems such as laparoscopic ultrasound, and more.The equipment and instrumentation for open surgery is similarly high-end and includes intra-operative ultrasound and CUSA, In addition to dedicated and completely infection-free OT's and ICU's. Upper GI conditions such as severe gastro-oesophageal, reflux disease (GERD), cancer of the oesophagus and stomach, complicated duodenal or gastric ulcers, and upper GI bleeding that is not controlled by endoscopy. All diseases of the colon and rectum, from polyps and rectal prolapse to uncontrolled ulcerative colitis and cancers of the colon and rectum. Other abdominal conditions, such as treatment of various tumours of the abdominal cavity and gastrointestinal lining (the mesentery, mesocolon and retro-peritoneum).


DR. MOHANAKRISHNAN

M.D.D.M., (GASTRO)