Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at SUHRC specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating digestive tract and liver disorders. These mainly include conditions involving the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon.

SUHRC has one of the most advanced endoscopy systems (Olympus, 190 series), along with a highly dedicated endoscopy team, who follow the motto of ‘high quality care with compassion.’

Procedures carried out by the Department

Diagnostic procedures
  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Push-enteroscopy
  • Chromo-endoscopy (IBD, Barrett’s esophagus)
  • Familial GI cancer surveillance
Therapeutic procedures
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography)
  • Polypectomy (Upper and Lower GI)
  • Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)
  • Endoluminal dilatation / stenting (for benign and malignant conditions)
  • Management of GI bleed (banding, clips, APC, thermal probe, haemospray)
  • Food bolus obstruction removal
  • Argon plasma coagulation - APC (GAVE, angioectasia, radiation proctitis)
  • PEG tube insertion (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy)

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