Gastro Sciences involves any kind of ailment related to the liver, stomach, intestine, and pancreas. The department of gastro-science in RBH has a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach for treating all the diseases supported with the latest equipment, 24×7 radiology & pathology services, state-of-the-art surgical set-up and dedicated Endoscopy suite with facilities of ERCP, dedicated post-op ICU for complicated G.I. cases, our expert clinical and surgical team provides a comprehensive treatment of every gastroenterological disorder. A brilliant team of dedicated nursing staff, endoscopic assistants, dietitian, physiotherapist and occupational therapist supports our team of highly qualified and experienced specialists. Our facility includes a modular endoscopic unit and laparoscopic theatre, along with the latest equipment for radiological investigations. We provide a wide variety of services ranging from the management of advanced gastrointestinal tumors and pancreatic cysts to the treatment of severe illnesses such as ulcerative colitis, colon polyps, gallstones, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux).
Gastro sciences department is broadly under two division:
The gastroenterologists at RBH perform a range of nonsurgical procedures which are diagnostic and therapeutic, common ones include:- Examining the upper and lower GI tract and other internal organs with endoscopic ultrasounds- Colonoscopies to identify colon cancer or colon polyps- Liver biopsies to examine inflammation and fibrosis.- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography to detect tumors, gallstones, or scar tissue in the bile duct area- Double balloon enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy to examine the small intestine.
Our modern endoscopic unit provides all forms of diagnostic, therapeutic and 24×7 emergency endoscopic procedures and is supported by the attached pre-and post-procedure observation ward. The unit is also equipped to perform endoscopic procedures under general anesthesia.
Therapeutic services in Endoscopic Unit:
- Variceal band ligation
- PEG placement
- Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC) & heater probe
- Foreign body removal
- ERCP- Including stone removal, stricture dilatation and stenting of bile and pancreatic ducts
Diagnostic services in Endoscopic Unit
- Upper Gl endoscopy
- Side view endoscopy
Hepatology and Biliopancreatic Sciences.
The Department provides both emergency and elective procedures including treatment to patients for liver, biliary and pancreatic diseases by experienced specialists and support teams. The Department provides protocol and evidence-based care to an increasing number of patients who suffer from difficult to treat hepatology and biliopancreatic ailments. Hepatology services include diagnosis and treatment of viral hepatitis (hepatitis B, C, E, A & D), alcoholic liver disease, autoimmune hepatitis, drug-induced hepatitis and all causes of jaundice. Special services include:
Diagnostic services in Endoscopic Unit
- Management of variceal bleed, liver coma, hepatocellular carcinoma
- Liver biopsy
- Nutritional services
The Department also provides emergency and elective procedures including treatment to patients with bilio-pancreatic diseases including gallstones, bile duct stones, strictures, pancreatitis and cancer of bilio-pancreatic tree.
GI surgery department at RBH is recognized as the center of excellence for advanced laparoscopic, gastrointestinal, bariatric and metabolic surgeries.
The department has a special focus on complex hernia surgery, abdominal wall reconstruction, bariatric surgery, Whipple surgery, and other complex gastro surgery. Our Department of Gastro-Intestinal Surgery at RBH has state-of-the-art advanced modular laparoscopic theatre equipped with facilities to carry out all emergency and elective Gastro-Intestinal surgeries. The Department of GI surgery provides facilities to carry out the whole spectrum of GI, liver & pancreatic surgeries like cancer of esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Gallbladder, liver and pancreas along with bariatric Surgeries. All the surgeries are successfully and regularly performed laparoscopically also.
We perform various basic and complex surgeries including:
- Liver Cancer Surgery.
- Pancreatic Cancer Surgery.
- Whipples Operation.
- Gall Bladder Cancer Surgery.
- Esophageol cancer Surgery.
- Thoracoscopic Esophagecstomy Surgery.
- Colorectal Cancer Surgery.
- Laparoscopic cancer Surgery.
- HIPEC Surgery.
Bariatric / Metabolic Surgeries
- Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
- Laparoscopic R&Y gastric bypass
- Laparoscopic Mini gastric bypass
Other GI Surgeries
- Gall Bladder and CBD Stone surgery
- Hernia Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Re-operative Surgery
Emergency Gastro Care
A well-equipped paramedic ambulance team offers preliminary care in any Gastro-Intestinal emergencies, including Gl bleeding & acute abdominal pain. A highly experienced emergency team well trained for the initial resuscitation of the patient supports the RBH emergency department.