Healthy diet is key to a healthy life. In order to absorb nutrition form a healthy diet, one must also have a functional and healthy digestive tract. The digestive tract or the Gastro-intestinal tract is a tubular structure that involves the organs from mouth to anus, along with the alimentary canal. Gastroenterology focuses on the entire digestive system which includes the oesophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts as well as the liver and anus. Disorders in any of these organs can lead to serious complications which often go mistaken for irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Experienced gastroenterologists at Manipal Hospital Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology are equipped with high-end precision diagnostic tools to diagnose the root cause and can therefore optimize the best care procedures for best treatment. The Department of General Surgery has a team of GI surgeons and gastroenterologists specialized in digestive and liver disorders.
Digestive disorders can be caused by simple infections or complicated underlying conditions. Accurate diagnosis and timely treatment can prevent complications and prolong life. Manipal Hospital is the trusted Gastroenterology treatment hospital in Baner, Pune with its multidisciplinary team of highly skilled and experienced medical professionals and specialists. The department of Gastroenterology, equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as endoscopy, can help diagnose complex conditions and chart customized treatment plans with technologically advanced surgical tools for minimal incision and fast recovery.
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography or ERCP is a technique that combines the use of endoscopy and fluoroscopy to diagnose and treat certain problems of the biliary or pancreatic ductal systems.
Manometry is a test used to identify problems with movement and pressure in the oesophagus. Manometry measures the strength and muscle coordination of the oesophagus while swallowing.
Hydrogen Breath Test is usually performed to detect small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and also glucose/lactose malabsorption
OGD or Oesophago-gastro Duodenoscopy is a visual examination of the lining of your oesophagus, stomach and duodenum.
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine/colon and rectum.
Acute pancreatitis occurs due to a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. It may be mild or life threatening but usually subsides. Gallstones and excessive alcohol consumption are the main causes for acute pancreatitis and one experiences severe abdominal pain. Surgery may be needed if complications such as infection, cysts or bleeding occur. If gallstones…
Endoscopic ultrasound or endoscopic ultrasonography is a minimally invasive procedure performed by highly trained endoscopists, who look for abnormalities in the digestive tract with the help of an endoscope.
This diagnostic procedure is performed to take a closer look at the liver and spleen to identify any abnormalities. The procedure involves a radioactive dye or contrast material that is absorbed by the liver, spleen and bone marrow. A scan is then done to identify where the radioactive elements have collected, producing an image of dense radioactivity…
Digestive conditions can be frustrating and worrying, and it reduces the quality of life. Manipal Hospitals stand for quick recovery through the least invasive, most appropriate, and advanced treatment available. Contact us to know more about digestive and liver problems and book an appointment with one of our gastrointestinal specialists today.