Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Gastroenterology and Hepatology is a sub specialty in medicine that deals with managing diseases related to the gastrointestinal tract namely esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, pancreas, liver, biliary tract and gallbladder.

Common Disorder associated with gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Achalasia
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Bile duct cancer
  • Bile duct stones
  • Bile duct strictures
  • Biliary atresia
  • Bleeding from peptic ulcers
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • Cancers of the colon or rectum
  • Carcinoid tumors
  • Celiac disease
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Crohn's disease
  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic hernia
  • Diffuse esophageal spasm
  • Disorders of malabsorption
  • Diverticulitis
  • Endocrine tumors
  • Esophageal varices
  • Familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP)
  • Gallbladder cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (subacute or chronic)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Iron deficiency anaemia
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Pancreatic pseudocysts
  • Pancreatitis
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Peptic ulcer disease
  • Polyps of the colon or rectum
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
  • Radiation colopathy
  • Radiation enteropathy
  • Ulcerative colitis

Common Symptoms Associated with Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Belching
  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Heartburn
  • Feeling of fullness during a meal
  • Consistent nausea.
  • Hoarseness in voice.
  • Irritation in throat.
  • Bitter or acidic taste in mouth.
  • Difficulty or Pain in swallowing food.
  • Unexplained continuous pain in abdomen.
  • Bleeding from rectum
  • Altered bowel habit

Diagnostic Procedures In gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Barium enema
  • Colonoscopy
  • Flexible sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroscopy/endoscopy/Oesophageal-Gastro-Duodenal-scopy (OGDscopy)
  • Balloon Endoscopy
  • Stool Routine and Culture
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Computed Tomography (CT)

Procedures in Gastro-enterology and hepatology

  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG tube placement)
  • Endoscopic removal of polyps (Polypectomy)
  • Metal stent placement
  • Esophageal stricture dilatation
  • Achalasia Cardia
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Aspiration of liver abscess
  • Colonoscopic polypectomy
  • Sclero therapy for bleeding lesions in colon and ileum
  • Colonic stents
  • Removal of CBD stones
  • Biliary stenting
  • Bile duct stricture dilatation and stenting
  • Stenting of Pancreatic duct
  • Glue Injection for Gastric varices
  • Injection Sclerotherapy
  • Oesophageal stenting
  • Upper Gastro Intestinal Endoscopy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography)

About Dr. Amit Gharat



Partners


  • Client #1
  • Client #1
  • Client #1
  • Client #1
  • Client #1