Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

• Upper GI & Lower GI endoscopy

     Diagnostic & Therapeutic

         - Sclerotheraphy / Endoscopic variceal ligation

         - Dilatation

         - Foreign Body Removal

         - PEG tube placement

         - Stent Placement

         - Aragon Plasma Cogulation

         - Polypectomy

• Manometry & 24hr ph

• ERCP

• Diagnostic & Therapeutic

• Enteroscopy

• Endoscopic Ultrasound

         - Diagnostic & Therapeutic

• Regular academic activity

• Shortly planning to start DM Medical Gastroenterology PG course

• Research Projects.

Surgical Gastroenterology

The department of Gastroenterology is equipped with upper & lower GI endoscopy, ERCP and Argon Plasma Coagulator, to carry out diagnostic and complex therapeutic procedures. It will shortly acquire manometry.

• Abdomen Pain

• Dyspepsia

• Chronic diarrhea

• Laparoscopic Procedure

• Intestinal obstruction

• Intestine perforation

• Jaundice due to stones or cancer

• Esophagus

• Stomach

• Liver

• Pancreas

• Gall Bladder

• Bile duct

• Intestines – small and large intestines

• Appendicitis

• Rectum

• Post operative problems

• Post Operative fecal fistula

The ongoing research projects include the following:

• H Pylori & oxidative stress

• Experimental colitis

• Transport of arsenic through intestine

Publications in the recent past include the following:

• Profile of hepatoma

• Study of jeuvenile polyps in colon It runs a special clinic in Paediatric Gastroenterology

Specialists:

Dr.L.Venkatakrishnan MD,DM,DNB,AFSA (FRANCE) (Prof. & HOD)

Dr.J.Krishnaveni MD, DNB (Paed),DM (Professor)

Dr.Mukundan S MBBS,MD,DM (Asst. Professor)