Gastroenterology

The Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Monilek hospital provides excellent facilities for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the digestive tract and liver. Patients having gastric, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreatic & biliary tract diseases undergo evaluation and management by skilled and experienced gastroenterologist here.
The department has most modern state of art equipment backed by modern intensive care units to carry out evaluation of patients including various endoscopies.

Treatments & Services:

The department of gastroenterology provides various diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies of different kinds as mentioned below:

  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Upper Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy/Left Limited colonoscopy
  • Full length colonoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography)
  • Therapeutic UGI Endoscopy:
  • Dilatation of oesophageal strictures/webs
  • Pneumatic dilatation for achlasia
  • EVL(Endoscopic Variceal Ligation (Oesophageal varices)
  • EST (Endoscopic Sclero Therapy) (Oesophageal varices)
  • Glue Injection for Gastric varices
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Oesophageal stenting
  • Entero duodeno stenting
  • Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy(PEG)
  • Endoscopic placement of feeding tubes (NGFT)
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Gastric duodeno polypectomy
  • Therapeutic colonoscopy:
  • Colonoscopic polypectomy
  • APC for radiation proctitis/colitis
  • Sclero therapy for bleeding lesions in colon and ileum
  • Colonic stents
  • Colonoscopic decompression in Pseudo obstruction
  • Therapeutic ERCP
  • Removal of CBD stones
  • Biliary stenting to relieve jaundice and cholangitis (plastic stents and metallic stents)
  • Bile duct stricture dilatation and stenting

The department of Medical Gastroenterology / Hepatology works in close cooperation with the department of Surgical Gastroenterology and the hospital provides facilities for carrying out advanced surgical procedures for various complicated disorders.The Department of Gastroenterology is fully equipped for all endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic services. Led by super specialists and having full range of scopes-gastro scopes, colonoscopes, adult / pediatric, the department can take care of all kinds of aliments that come under its domain.