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Department of Gastroenterology

The Department of Gastroenterology at Sanar International Hospitals deals with the diagnosis and treatment of various acute and chronic GI, Biliary, and Digestive Diseases. The Department is backed up with state-of-the-art technology and advanced medical procedures including laparoscopy that have changed the face of surgical treatment. Sanar International Hospitals is well equipped and has a team of specialized doctors, surgeons, and healthcare professionals who are dedicated to provide the best healthcare services. Many diseases are managed with minor medical prescriptions while some other severe diseases may require surgical interventions. 

Treatments available for the following conditions:

Chronic Diseases:

  • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome): Irritable bowel syndrome is basically a disorder that affects the large intestine that causes severe abdominal pain, bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, abdominal cramps, etc.
  • Ulcerative Colitis: Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes ulcers and inflammation in the digestive tract. Ignorance of its symptoms might lead to severe complications and life-threatening conditions.
  • GI Cancers: Gastrointestinal cancer usually includes various types of cancer that affect the digestive system such as the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, colon, pancreas, liver, and anus. 
  • Liver cirrhosis: Liver cirrhosis is a late-stage liver disease in which the healthy tissues get scarred and are replaced with scar tissues that are often permanent and beyond repair. The scar tissue blocks the blood flow through the liver and disrupts the function of the liver.

Acute Diseases:

  • Gastritis: It is used for a group of conditions that includes inflammation of the lining of the stomach that causes severe pain, infection, stomach ulcers, etc.
  • Pancreatitis: Pancreatitis refers to inflammation of the pancreas which is usually caused due to gallstones. 
  • Hepatitis: It refers to the inflammation of the liver which is usually caused due to excessive consumption of alcohol and severe health-related conditions. Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, hepatitis D, and hepatitis E are different types of hepatitis but chronic hepatitis B and C are more common. 
  • GI Infections: GI infection can be due to bacterial, viral, or parasitic infection that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract causing various gastric issues.  Cholangitis: It is a condition in which the inflammation of the bile duct system occurs, which is usually caused due to bacterial infection.
  • Gallstones: Gallstones are very common; these are hard deposits that accumulate in the gallbladder and cause a lot of pain that requires the removal of the gallbladder in severe cases.

Treatment

The gastroenterology department offers a wide variety of treatment methods. The treatment depends upon the type of gastric disease or disorder, and the severity of the condition which usually varies from patient to patient. Some of the treatment methods include:

  • Endoscopic Treatments:
  • Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP
  • Special Endoscopic Treatments:
  • Foreign body removal
  • Esophageal Stents
  • Duodenal and Colonic stents
  • Endoscopic removal of stones
  • Polypectomy 
  • GI Bleeding: 
  • Infection Splenectomy 
  • Banding of Varices
  • Mechanical Clip Application


Medical Management like Paracentesis (Ascetic Fluid Removal), Thoracentesis (Pleural Fluid Removal), Liver Biopsy, etc. are also done routinely.

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FAQ'S

What is the focus of the Department of Gastroenterology at Sanar International Hospital?

The Department of Gastroenterology at Sanar International Hospital specializes in diagnosing and treating a wide range of gastrointestinal disorders. This includes conditions affecting the stomach, liver, intestines, and pancreas. The department employs cutting-edge technology and follows international protocols to ensure the highest standards of patient care.

What types of diagnostic services are available in the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital?

Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department offers advanced diagnostic services such as endoscopy, colonoscopy, ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography), and capsule endoscopy. These procedures help in accurate diagnosis of gastrointestinal conditions, ensuring effective treatment planning.

Are there specialized clinics within the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital?

Yes, the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital includes specialized clinics like the Liver Clinic, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, and the Pancreatic Clinic. Each clinic focuses on specific gastrointestinal disorders, providing tailored care and treatment.

How does the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital handle emergency cases?

The Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital is equipped to handle emergency cases, including acute liver failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, and severe pancreatitis. The department operates around the clock, with specialists available for immediate intervention.

What kind of treatments are offered by the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital?

Treatments offered at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department include medical therapies, endoscopic procedures, and advanced surgical interventions for gastrointestinal disorders. The department adopts a multidisciplinary approach, ensuring comprehensive patient care.

Is there a dedicated team for liver transplants at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department?

Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department boasts a dedicated team for liver transplants. This team includes skilled surgeons, hepatologists, anaesthesiologists, and nursing staff, providing end-to-end care for liver transplant patients.

Does the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital offer paediatric services?

Yes, the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital extends its services to paediatric patients. The department addresses gastrointestinal issues in children with specialized care and child-friendly facilities.

Are nutritional services available at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department?

Nutritional services are integral to patient care at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department. Dietitians work alongside doctors to create customized nutrition plans, aiding in the recovery and management of gastrointestinal diseases.

What research and education initiatives does the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital participate in?

The Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital is actively involved in research and education. It conducts clinical trials, contributes to medical journals, and hosts educational programs for healthcare professionals, enhancing the field of gastroenterology.

How does Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department ensure patient safety during procedures?

Patient safety is paramount at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department. Strict sterilization protocols, state-of-the-art equipment, and continuous staff training are in place to ensure the highest safety standards during all procedures.

What is the approach towards patient care in the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital?

The approach towards patient care at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department is holistic and patient-centric. The department emphasizes personalized care plans, patient education, and emotional support as part of its comprehensive care approach.

Can international patients access services at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department?

Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department is well-equipped to serve international patients. The hospital offers language assistance, visa aid, and other logistical support to ensure a seamless experience for international patients.

What follow-up care does the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital provide?

Post-treatment follow-up care is a critical component at Sanar International Hospital's Gastroenterology Department. Regular follow-ups, monitoring, and continued support are provided to ensure effective recovery and management of chronic conditions.

How does the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital handle patient feedback and complaints?

The Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital has a robust system for handling patient feedback and complaints. Patient concerns are addressed promptly, with continuous efforts made towards improving service quality and patient satisfaction.

What sets the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital apart from other hospitals?

What distinguishes the Gastroenterology Department at Sanar International Hospital is its blend of top-tier medical expertise, advanced technology, and a commitment to personalized patient care. The department's multidisciplinary approach and focus on continuous improvement set it apart in the field of gastroenterology.

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