Gastroenterology


Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology essentially addresses diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. The functioning of the entire digestive system, both related to the passage of food through the digestive canal to the physiological processes of food digestion, absorption and elimination come under the purview of this specialty.

It includes the medical and surgical treatment of diseases such as colon polyps, gastrointestinal cancer, jaundice, cirrhosis of the liver, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), pancreatitis, etc

Our doctors have expertise in the full spectrum management of gastrointestinal, liver, pancreato-biliary and bowel diseases. This includes disorders such as -
Inflammatory and irritable bowel diseases
Malabsorption syndrome
Gastrointestinal bleeds
Chronic diarrhoea
Constipation
Acute liver failure
Chronic liver diseases through viral
Alcoholic and other sources
Portal hypertension
Biliopancreatic disorders and malignancies

Gastroenterologists treat conditions such as :
gastrointestinal bleeding
gastrointestinal cancer
anaemia – a condition where the haemoglobin the blood (a pigment that carries oxygen) is below normal levels
short bowel syndrome
jaundice – a condition where the skin yellows due to an accumulation of bilirubin the blood and tissues
diverticulitis – inflammation of the diverticula (small pouches) in the intestine
gastroenteritis
hepatitis

Uma Hospital

24 Hour Trauma care.

All Types of Routine Operations.

Laparoscopic Hernia repair.

Procedures for diabetic Foot Infection.

Annual Maintenance & Calibration Contract

Specialized unit for diabetic foot Infection care. Amputation rates are negligible.


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