Gastroenterology deals with the diagnosis of digestive tract-related diseases and disorders. The field also includes the understanding of digestive organs such as liver function, digestion, and absorption, removal of waste and several others. Any gastrointestinal condition can cause stomach problems like esophagus, pancreatic diseases, biliary, small intestines, large intestines, and Digestive System Controls. Our expertise gastroenterologist Team has extensive scientific knowledge to provide patients with medication for gastroenterology and optimal health care services for our patients.
Medical Gastroenterology & Surgical Gastroenterology
Medical Gastroenterology Department specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of esophageal, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine disorders. The services include endoscopy of diagnosis and treatment, disease management, and medical nutrition. The human digestive system consists of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatobiliary system which is responsible for the processing of food and the circulation of the nutrition. The upper GI tract consists of the oesophagus (food pipe), stomach and duodenum, while the lower GI tract is formed by both the large and small intestines and the anus. Our team customizes a treatment plan to suit every patient’s needs and offers many interventional endoscopies in Chennai, procedures as Outpatient Day Care procedures.
Surgical Gastroenterology The Best Gastroenterology Hospital in Chennai deals with the surgery of both the upper gastrointestinal tract and lower gastrointestinal tract starting from the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, rectum, liver, and the pancreas. This specialization became a necessity with rapid progress in gastroenterology diagnosis and treatment requiring specially trained surgeons to perform the gastrointestinal tract surgery.
Symptoms of Gastroenterology
If you have constant digestive problems that affect your digestive systems, such as frequent abdominal pain, nausea, Ulcers or heartburn your doctor may recommend some changes in lifestyle or prescription drugs to treat the condition to prevent your symptoms from getting worse.
Gastroenterology’s symptoms vary, but they include:
Your General Practitioner (GP) will probably examine you first before referring you to a gastroenterologist. They may order specialized tests in some cases, such as abdominal scanning or blood testing. Sometimes this is sufficient to identify the condition and recommend treatment. However, if the issue persists your doctor may advise you to consult a gastroenterologist.
Diagnosis & Treatment
Below some common and routine procedures performed by surgical gastroenterologist:
SIMS Multi-Disciplinary Care of Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary Science and Transplantation
The Institute of Gastroenterology, Hepatobiliary Science and Transplantation at SIMS Best Gastro Hospital in Chennai offers comprehensive multi-disciplinary treatment for gastrointestinal, liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases.
The transplant team is one of the most experienced in the region and has received extensive training in the best centres around the world and expertise in performing liver transplant surgery and management. It is one of the few centres in the country where patients under one roof are being offered deceased donors as well as living donor liver transplantation along with intensive care for gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases. Current medical research facilities include state-of-the-art versatile endoscopes for diagnostic and interventional procedures such as Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, ERCP and narrow-band imaging.