Gastrointestinal tract is the second largest organ system in the human body. There would be none who has never experienced some gastroenterology related problems in their life. This makes gastroenterology one of the most sought after specialities by patients and doctors alike. Renai Medicity’s department of gastroenterology offers comprehensive medical management for diseases of the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.

Why Renai

The department brings together adult and paediatric gastroenterology. We provide multidisciplinary care for patients round the clock for any complex gastroenterology or hepatology emergency.

The department is fully equipped with

  • State-of-the-art endoscopic facilities
  • Advanced imaging facilities
  • Gastro intensive care units
  • Advanced laboratories

Major clinical services offered includes

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • IPancreatic and Biliary diseases
  • ILiver Diseases
  • IGastrointestinal Cancer
  • INutrition Support

Endoscopy facilities:

Our highly skilled specialists offer various diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies such as:
  • Diagnostic Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic gastroscopy including:
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis of Variceal Haemorrhage by band ligation, sclerotherapy and cyanoacrylate glue injection
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis of Non Variceal Haemorrhage by hemoclipping and APC
  • Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of early gastric cancer
  • Metallic Stenting for esophageal and gastric cancers
  • Balloon and bougie dilatation of esophageal strictures
  • Therapeutic colonoscopy including:
  • Endoscopic hemostasis of colonic bleed by hemoclipping and APC
  • Polypectomy
  • Metallic Stenting for colonic cancers
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopan
  • creatoscopy
  • CBD calculi
  • Stenting for biliary malignancy
  • Recurrent acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Metallic Stenting for advanced pancreatic cancer
  • Enteroscopy for evaluation of occult GI bleed and Crohn’s disease

Endoscopic ultrasound for diagnostic and therapeutic applications including FNA and cyst drainage is soon to be acquired.

Common conditions treated

Oesophagus: Gastro Oesophageal Reflux (GERD), Variceal bleeding, Benign and malignant strictures, Removal of foreign body, Achalasia Cardia

Stomach and Duodenum: Peptic ulcer disease, gastric cancer, Fundal varices

Pancreas: Acute Pancreatitis, Chronic Pancreatitis, Cancer of the Pancreas, pancreatic pseudocyst

Gall Bladder: Cholecystitis, Obstructive Jaundice, Cancer of the Biliary system. (We offer detailed evaluation and management which include radiologic, endoscopic and surgical techniques. ERCP for clearance of calculi in the bile duct, relief of biliary obstruction and tissue acquisition for suspected malignancy is provided at affordable rates with efficacy at par with the best of the nation)

Small Intestine: Malabsorption and malnutrition, Obscure GI bleeding

Large intestine: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diverticulosis, Cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

Liver: Acute hepatitis, Chronic viral hepatitis B&C, Autoimmune liver disease, Chronic liver disease, management of cirrhosis and its complications (Hepatocellular cancer, Variceal bleeding, hepatic encepahalopathy, hepatorenal syndrome), Post liver transplant follow up (Round the clock endoscopy facilities are available to tackle GI bleed, the most feared complication of chronic liver disease)

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