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Gastroenterology

Our Gastroenterology department is dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and management of digestive and hepatobiliary diseases with modern, state-of-the-art equipment and advanced intensive care units for both adults and children. From common ailments like constipation, gas, heartburn, dyspepsia, to more complex ones involving the gallbladder, pancreas or colon, our expert doctors along with trained technicians and nurses provide cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic care in modern facilities.

Our Doctors

Dr. Shobhana Devi

Hon. Sr. Consultant


Gastroenterology


KIMSHEALTH Kottayam


Procedures & Treatments

 

The human digestive system is made up of the gastrointestinal tract and hepatobiliary system, and is responsible for processing food and circulating the nutrition derived from it. The upper GI tract is comprised of the esophagus (food pipe), stomach and duodenum, while the large & small intestines and the anusform the lower GI tract. The hepatobiliary system is essential for digestion and it includes the liver, pancreas, bile ducts and gall bladder.

Our department offers expert comprehensive high-end care for gastrointestinal disorders and hepatobiliary diseases.

Our gastroenterologists offer comprehensive high-end care for diseases such as colon polyps, gastrointestinal cancer, jaundice, cirrhosis of the liver, gastroesophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), pancreatitis, etc.

Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy Services

A diagnostic endoscopy is an examination to look at digestive system using a long, flexible tube called endoscope. The endoscope has a camera attached to it and it is passed through the mouth, down the esophagus and into the stomach. The pictures are taken during the procedure.

Our state-of-the-art endoscopy services enable us to detect the diseases at an early stage as well as offer the best treatment and care. Our gastroenterologists, along with dedicated nurses bring the best in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy using high-definition endoscopies that are even capable of narrow bend imaging.



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