Department of Gastroenterology

The Dept of gastroenterology offers a wide range of facilities such as diagnostic gastroscopy, colonoscopy, ligation of varices, sclerotherapy, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy etc.

Upper GI endoscopy is done for patients complaining of heart burn, indigestion, stomach pain, vomiting, difficulty in swallowing food etc. to diagnose diseases of oesophagus, stomach and duodenum.

Colonoscopy is a procedure used to visualize the entire large intestine including the terminal ileum. Both the procedures take less than 10 min. No hospitalization is required.