Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract, liver and pancreatico-biliary system in children and adults is the core objective of the Centre of Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology, Apollo Hospitals India. The Centre offers state of art endoscopic procedures for gastrointestinal bleed, gastrointestinal cancers, foreign bodies, obstructive jaundice, pancreatitis and feeding techniques. The gastrointestinal surgeons manage major gastro-intestinal surgical problems of the intestines, pancreas and hepatobiliary tract including cancers, many of them through minimal access surgery.

Highlights :-

  • Comprehensive specialty care for diseases of the liver, pancreas and bile duct
  • Treatment of major gastrointestinal surgical problems - including cancers, hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases.
  • Routinely performs Colorectal Surgery , Minimal Access Surgery ,Bariatric Surgery and Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopies.

Biliary :-

  • Bile duct injuries and strictures
  • Choledochal cysts
  • Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis

Pancreas :-

  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic pseudocyst

Liver :-

  • Hepatic trauma
  • Benign (Non cancerous) tumors and cysts of the liver
  • Portal hypertension (portasystemic shunts)

Endoscopy :-

  • For patients who suffer from gastrointestinal bleeding ,both Banding / injection of esophageal varices and control of bleeding with adrenaline injection / argon plasma coagulation are routinely performed.
  • For patients for whom feeding is a problem either due to neurological disorders or altered consciousness levels, endoscopic placement of nasojejunaltube or PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy) tube is done.
  • Endoscopic removal of gastric / colonic polyps is routinely done.
  • For patients with obstructive jaundice, ERCP / papillatomy / stone extraction from CBD/biliary stenting (plastic as well as metal stents) can be performed.
  • cement of pancreatic stents in patients with severe pain due to chronic calcific pancreatitis is done.
  • Other routine procedures like liver biopsy, aspiration of liver abscess and diagnostic and therapeutic paracentesis are done

Procedures Available :-

  • Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Endoscopic Variceal Ligation
  • Stricture dilatation
  • Stent insertion & Removal
  • Foreign body removal
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
  • Achalasia balloon dialatation
  • Polypectomy
  • Glue injection of varices
  • Argon plasma coagulation (APC)