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The department of Gastroenterology at TMH, is dedicated to the management of diseases of the digestive and hepatobiliary systems in children and adults. The department is established with the aim of providing expert care in Medical Gastroenterology and advanced endoscopic Procedures. The department possess modern state of art equipment backed by advanced intensive care units. The department is currently having 2 days OPD & 3 days Endoscopic OT Services, apart from 30 bed indoor and daily OPD Plaza services.

Gastroenterology essentially addresses diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver.


Procedures currently being done at the department are as follows:

  • Video upper GI Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Injection of bleeding Ulcers
  • Variceal injection Band Ligation/Sclerotherapy
  • Gastric Variceal Glue Scleropathy
  • PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy)
  • Hemoclipping for GI Bleed
  • Therapeutic Polypectomy in lower Gastro Intestinal Bleeds
  • Foreign body removal
  • Nasojejunal tube placements (endoscopic & fluoroscopic)
  • Dilatation of Gastrointenstinal strictures
  • Oesophageal Cancer Metal Stenting
  • CRE balloon dilatation for colonic strictures and pyloric sterosis
  • Therapeutic ERCP
    • Stone Extraction from CBD, Lithotripsy etc
    • Plastic stenting and Metal stenting (for Biliary and Pancreatic malignancy)

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