Gastrointestinal Surgery

Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine which deals with the medical and surgical diseases of digestive system. The diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract (which includes esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum and anus), liver, pancreas, gall bladder, common bile duct and spleen are the focus of this specialty.Hepatology/ Hepatobiliary medicine/ Hepatobiliary surgery, encompasses the study of the liver, pancreas, and biliary tree (Gall bladder and common bile duct), and is traditionally considered a sub-specialty of gastroenterology.The treatment plan depends on the type of disease. Any diseases related to the gastrointestinal system will be diagnosed on the basis of the presenting complaints and clinical findings in the patient. Then following investigations usually help in concluding the diagnosis. Routine blood tests ,Endoscopy , Colonoscopy ,Ultrasonography, CT  / MRI Scan . Majority of the gastrointestinal diseases are treated by medicines only. But a certain group of diseases of the gastrointestinal system like stone diseases, hernias, cancers require surgical treatment. The surgical treatment can be performed either by open surgery or Laparoscopic / Minimal invasive/ Key hole surgery, which is the latest development in the field of surgery. The surgeon performs surgery through small holes made in the abdomen instead of big cut. By this surgery, postoperative pain is less, hospital stay is less and complication rate is also less as less tissue damage is caused by this surgery.

Liver

  • Liver resections for Liver Cancer
    • (Hepatocellular cancer)
  • Lap Liver resection for Liver tumors and cysts
  • Lap Liver Hydatid cyst surgery
  • Intrahepatic Stones
  • Radiofrequency ablation for Liver Tumors

Pancreas

  • Pancreatic cancer surgery
  • Whipple operation
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Pancreaticojejunostomy – Pancreatic stones.

Gallbladder

  • Lap. Cholecystectomy for Gallstones
  • Gallbladder cancer surgery
  • Lap. Choledochal cyst surgery
  • Lap CBD exploration for Stones

Liver Transplantation

  • Cadaver Liver Transplantation
  • Living Donor Liver Transplantation
  • Paediatric Liver Transplantation

Obesity and Metabolic Surgery

  • Lap Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Lap Mini Gastric Bypass
  • Lap Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass

Esophagus

  • Lap Fundoplication
  • Lap Heller’s Myotomy
  • Esophageal Cancer Surgery

Stomach

  • Gastric cancer surgery
  • Lap. Gastric resection
  • Lap. Gastrojejunostomy

Small & Large Intestine

  • Lap Intestinal and Colon surgery for cancers
  • Lap surgery for Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lap Hemicolectomy
  • Lap Low anterior resection

Rectum

  • Lap surgery for Rectal cancers
  • Lap Rectopexy for Rectal Prolapse
  • Lap Abdomino-Perineal resection

Spleen

  • Lap Splenectomy

Appendix

  • Lap Appendicectomy