Gastroenterology is a specialty in medicine that deals with the diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal systems. Gleneagles Global Hospitals presents to you a team of eminent gastroenterologists trained from top institutions with many years of experience in the field of gastroenterology. The group of doctors and technicians are well trained in their area of work, and provide the best service to all the patients experiencing chronic and acute disorders of gastrointestinal tract.
The Institute of Advanced Gastroenterology & Therapeutic Endoscopy at Gleneagles Global Hospitals involves diverse specialties for the evaluation and treatment of digestive diseases. Along with this, patients will be privy to a critical multidisciplinary team of medical gastroenterologists and specialist surgeons to ensure an inclusive solution to all gastroenterological problems.
The hospitals have a good infrastructure with a team of well-trained professionals that performs various tests related to gastroenterology. Senior doctors train the staff and they provide best of the service to the patients. Treatment here is specialized and covers all conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, helping in early detection and preventing chronic conditions. Various gastro-intestinal diseases are taken care of at the Gleneagles Global Hospitals and some of them are the following:
Gleneagles Global Hospitals Chennai is the best gastroenterology hospital in Chennai offering the best of treatment and care for all types of gastroenterological diseases. Helmed by the top gastroenterologists in Chennai, the hospital is recognized for its wide range of gastroenterological surgeries & treatments. The best gastroenterology doctors in Chennai working with a dedicated team of nursing professional bring the best in gastroenterology care.
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There are various type of endoscopic procedures provided at Gleneagles Global Hospitals such as colonoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, enetroscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, percutaneous endoscopic gastrotomy, and much more.
PEG is the procedure that allows feeding directly to the stomach when the feeding through oral route is difficult. This procedure allows nutrition, fluids, and medications to be put into the stomach directly, bypassing the mouth and esophagus. Prior to the procedure, the patient receives a sedative or local anesthesia, and an antibiotic. During the procedure, the endoscopist places a light and flexible tube into the stomach through a small incision in the abdominal wall.
Sigmoidoscopy is the procedure indicated to view the sigmoid colon. This allows the doctor to examine the sigmoid colon using a flexible tube with a light on it. It helps in detecting the presence of ulcers, polyps, abnormal cells, and cancer cells. Sometimes, your doctor may remove a piece of sigmoid colon tissue to examine under the microscope.
During the procedure, the doctor inserts the sigmoidoscope (a flexible tube with a light and camera at the tip) into the anus. The colon is inflated to obtain a clear vision. The procedure may take about 10 to 20 minutes.