Mysore - Gastroenterology
The Department of Gastroenterology at Columbia Asia Hospital – Mysore has highly skilled Gastroenterologists. The specialty offers a wide range of treatment options to both pediatric and adult patients having liver, esophagus, stomach and intestinal, pancreatic diseases and nutritional problems. A multi-disciplinary team involving medical, surgical and radiology specialists perform procedures like transjugular liver biopsy.
The department of gastroenterology is well supported by round the clock laboratory, blood holding unit, ICU, radiology and emergency services to ensure patients receive highest level of care in a timely manner.
Treatments and Procedures
- Diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
- ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography)
- Therapeutic Endoscopy
- Liver Biopsy – routine, transjugular biopsies and hepatic portal vein gradient measurements (HVPG).
- Placement of feeding tubes –gastrostomy (PEG) and jejunostomy tubes.