Viral Hepatitis A, B, C, D & E: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Dr. Goutham Kumar Mehta
Aug 06, 2020
Gastroenterology focuses on the entire digestive system which includes the esophagus, stomach, intestines, colon, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts as well as the liver and anus. The disorders afflicting all these organs from top to bottom are so extensive that it requires comprehensive diagnosis and treatment. Expert gastroenterologists at Manipal Hospitals’ Centre of Excellence in Gastroenterology are at the top of their game in this domain
Since this department diagnoses and treats the vast gamut of digestive disorders, we are proud to have outstanding gastroenterologists, endoscopy specialists, and minimal invasive surgeons to tend to the most intriguing of cases. So whether it is colitis, gastritis, bile reflux or even cirrhosis, acute liver failure, esophageal cancer and so on, our experts are enabled by our state of the art diagnostic and surgical technology to prescribe the most effective treatment protocols.
OGD or Oesophago-gastro Duodenoscopy is a visual examination of the lining of your oesophagus, stomach and duodenum.
Hydrogen Breath Test is usually performed to detect small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and also glucose / lactose malabsorption
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.
It is a minimally invasive procedure that is performed to detect gastrointestinal diseases. The procedure is performed using a specialized endoscope that projects sound waves of high frequency to produce detailed images of the digestive tract, lymph nodes, chest, liver, and pancreas. The procedure is largely diagnostic in nature and helps to detect…
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…
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.
Colonoscopy is, a procedure used to detect changes or abnormalities in the large intestine/colon and rectum.
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…
Manipal Hospitals' gastroenterologists are highly diverse, and their exceptional range of expertise allows patients to be part of innovative surgeries and practices that are, in some cases, not available anywhere else in India, like latest in endoscopic procedures that examine and treat problems of the digestive tract, with minimized impact on surrounding tissues. Providing unparalleled care to all types of the digestive tract and liver problems with a multi-disciplinary approach, Manipal Hospitals' department of gastrointestinal sciences scope of practice extends to robotic surgery, minimally invasive endoscopy, esophagogastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, small bowel enteroscopy, and endoscopic ultrasonography and pediatric gastroenterology.
With cutting edge technologies, and practices in Gastrointestinal Sciences, Manipal Hospitals has been the most comprehensive caregiver in the state for all types of gastro and hepatic disorder like Acute liver failure, Appendicitis, Bile duct stones, Bile reflux, Celiac disease, Chronic pancreatitis, Cirrhosis, Clostridium difficile infection, Constipation, Crohn's disease, Diverticular disease, Diverticulitis, Dysphagia, Endoscopic submucosal dissection, Endoscopic ultrasound, Enlarged spleen, Esophageal cancer, Esophageal motility studies, Esophageal ulcer, Esophageal varices, Esophagitis, Faecal incontinence, Gastritis, Gastroenteritis, Gastroesophageal reflux, Giardiasis, Gilberts syndrome, Heartburn, Haemorrhoids, Indigestion, Irritable bowel syndrome, Lactose intolerance, Lymphocytic colitis, Mesenteric ischemia, Microscopic colitis, Pancreatic cysts, Pancreatitis, Poem, Travellers diarrhoea, Ulcerative colitis, Viral hepatitis, Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Your first visit will allow your gastroenterologist to evaluate your symptoms. As part of that consultation, your gastroenterologist in Bangalore may request additional tests or procedures, such as blood tests, imaging studies, or endoscopic examinations for diagnosis or treatment.
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.