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Gastroenterology Treatment in Bangalore

Gastrointestinal illness is a branch of medicine that treats diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. The gastrointestinal tract begins in the esophagus and extends to the stomach, small intestine, and rectum, which is mainly composed of the large intestine, the bowel being the main constituents.

Gastrointestinal diseases are those that affect the gastrointestinal tract. This tract includes organs from the mouth to the Anus.

The section of Gastrointestinal and HPB surgery at Cytecare Hospital is a center of excellence. We deal with advanced cancers of Esophagus, Stomach, Intestines, Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas. We also deal with common gastrointestinal problems such as gallbladder stones, hernia, obesity (Bariatric) procedures, fatty liver, liver cirrhosis and emergencies like gastrointestinal bleeding, appendicitis and bowel obstruction or perforation.

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OUR ADVANTAGE

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The GASTRO TEAM AT CYTECARE is led by DR RAGHAVENDRA BABU, who has the largest series in the region in treating complicated LIVER, PANCREATIC, GALLBLADDER & GASTROINTESTINAL tumors.

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DR RAGHAVENDRA is a specialist in advanced GASTROINTESTINAL MALIGNANCIES like COLORECTAL CANCERS with LIVER METASTASIS and PANCREATIC CANCERS with liver invasion.

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Cytecare follows the TUMOUR BOARD APPROACH – one of the best approaches for CANCER TREATMENT, where a team of MULTIDISCIPLINARY SPECIALISTS take joint key decisions, in line with the protocol being followed by the some of the WORLD’S BEST HOSPITALS.

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Every patient is discussed in a multidisciplinary gastrointestinal department comprising of expert gastroenterologists, pathologists, radiologists and specialist nurses thus ensuring the best advice is given to the patient to take gastrointestinal treatment decisions.

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Team led by Dr Raghavendra Babu, who has the largest series in the region in treating complicated Liver, Pancreatic, Gallbladder and Gastrointestinal tumors.

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Cytecare is a NABL & NABH CERTIFIED HOSPITAL.

Gastroenterology Services

Cancer prevention and screening

Cytecare has a team of expert gastrointestinal specialists with the help of healthcare professionals and specialist nurses who provide comprehensive treatment for gastrointestinal illnesses.

It covers all types of gastrointestinal organs that include procedures like minimally invasive endoscopy, colonoscopy, and intestinal endoscopy. The Gastroenterology Department provides unparalleled care for liver problems and pediatric gastroenterology.

We also deal with common gastrointestinal problems such as gallbladder stones, hernia, obesity (Bariatric) procedures, fatty liver, liver cirrhosis and emergencies like gastrointestinal bleeding, appendicitis and bowel obstruction or perforation.

Gastroenterologist Specialists

Cytecare Gastroenterologist Specialists

DR. RAGHAVENDRA BABU

Consultant - Gastrointestinal & HPB Surgical Oncology

Areas of Special Interest
  • Hepatocellular Carcinoma (Liver Cancers)
  • Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile duct cancers)
  • Vascular resections in Borderline resectable pancreatic cancers
  • Colorectal cancers with Liver metastasis
  • Minimally invasive and robotic surgery
  • Liver Transplantation
Cytecare Gastroenterologist Specialists

DR GURUBASAVA LAKAMAJI

Consultant - Gastroenterologist

Areas of Special Interest
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic EUS
  • Advanced GI interventions
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Gastroenterology Department Services

Advanced Endoscopy Unit

Endoscopic Ultrasound

CT Scan And PET CT

MRI With MRCP

Genomic Analysis For Personalized Cancer Therapy

Laboratory Services With Pathology And Immunohistochemistry

Cancer prevention and screening

Liver is the second largest organ in our body and the largest internal organ.The liver performs many jobs in your body. It processes what you eat and drink into energy and nutrients your body can use. The liver also removes harmful substances from your blood after detoxification. It is also important in digestion of many nutrients.It is also the only organ which can regenerate and grow even after injury or surgical removal.

Care of the Liver is important as it can be affected by many diseases, mainly due to the modern lifestyle and habits. At Cytecare Hospital, we run a comprehensive Liver Clinic to diagnose and treat all the Liver related diseases Services:

  • Medical Evaluation & Treatment Of Liver Disease
    • Jaundice
    • Alcoholic Liver Disease.
    • Fatty Liver Disease.
    • Hepatitis A, B, C.
    • Liver Cirrhosis.
  • Treatment Of Metabolic Liver Disease & Pediatric Liver Disease.
  • Complex Liver Surgery (Hepatectomy) including minimally invasive surgery.
  • Complex Liver Surgery(Hepatectomy) Including Minimally Invasive Surgery.
  • Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy And ERCP.
  • Intensive Care Management.
    • Acute Liver Failure.
    • Chronic Liver Failure.
    • Advanced therapeutic endoscopy and ERCP.

Pancreas is an important organ serving both exocrine functions (Digestion of proteins, carbohydrates and fats) and endocrine functions (Maintain balance of blood sugars by producing Insulin and Glucagon). Pancreas Clinic treats the diseases affecting this important organ like pancreatic tumors, Acute and chronic pancreatitis. Pancreatic surgeons, Pancreologists, interventional endoscopists, diagnostic and interventional radiologists, Pain medicine physicians, Medical and radiation oncologists, pathologists have a multi-disciplinary approach to pancreatic diseases for providing the best outcomes for the patient.

Common Disorders Seen In The Pancreas Clinic

  • Acute Pancreatitis.
  • Chronic Pancreatitis.
  • Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm (IPMN).
  • Pancreatic Cancer.
  • Cystic Disorders And Tumors Of Pancreas.
  • Neuro-endocrine Tumors.
  • Laparoscopic cysto-gastrostomy (Pancreatic pseudocyst)

Procedures Done

  • Whipple’s Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Pancreatic Head Resection).
  • Distal Pancreatectomy (Pancreatic Body/Tail Resection) - Laparoscopic And Open.
  • Median Pancreatectomy And Eneucleation Of Pancreas.
  • Frey’s Procedure.
  • Lateral Pancreaticojejunostomy (LPJ).
  • ERCP and PTBD Interventional pain management and nerve blocks for pancreatitis.

Gallbladder And Biliary Tract Diseases Occur Frequently In India. These Structures Have Function Of Transporting Bile From Liver To Intestines. At Cytecare Hospital These Diseases Are Discussed And Treated By A Team Of Gallbladder Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Diagnostic And Intervention Radiologists, Medical And Radiation Oncologists And Pathologists.

Conditions Treated

  • Gallbladder Stones And Cholecystitis.
  • Bile Duct Stones (Choledocholithiasis).
  • Gallbladder Cancer.
  • Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer).
  • Choledochal Cyst.
  • Cholangitis.

Procedures Done

  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.
  • ERCP
  • PTBD
  • Choledochal Cyst Excision.
  • Radical/Extended Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Cancer Resection).

Upper Gastro-intestinal Cancers Are Of Increasing Incidence In Southern India. The Increased Consumption Of Sweets, Salty Snacks, Processed Meat, Alcohol, Smoking And Obesity Are All Important Risk Factors That Have Increased The Incidence In Younger Individuals. H-pylori Bacterial Infection Is Also Common And Is Thought To Be An Important Risk Factor.

Conditions Treated

  • Esophageal Cancers.
  • Leiomyomas.
  • Stomach Cancer (Adenocarcinoma).
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST).
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
  • Achalasia Cardia.
  • Esophageal Varices.

Procedures Done

  • Esophagectomy.
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy.
  • Gastric Bypass.
  • Endoscopic Dilatation And Stenting.
  • Bariatric Procedures.
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy & Variceal Banding.
  • Gastrectomy (Stomach Resection) - Laparoscopic And Open.

Colon And Rectal Cancers Are Increasing In Incidence Due To The Low Fibre Diet And Increased Junk Food Consumption. At Cytecare Hospitals, We Have A Comprehensive Cancer Screening Program For People At Risk. For People Who Are Affected By The Disease, The Team Of Colorectal Surgeons, Gastroenterologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Diagnostic And Intervention Radiologists, Pathologists And Pain And Palliative Care Physicians Ensure That You Are In The Best Possible Treatment Protocol Which Are Individualized. Colorectal Cancers Can Be Treated For Cure Even If They Have Spread To Liver.

We Also Run A Stoma Care Clinic To Provide Education And Psychological Support To People With Both Temporary And Permanent Stoma. The Team Includes Surgeons, Specialist Stoma Care Nurses And Psycho-oncologists.

Conditions Treated

  • Colon Cancer.
  • Rectal Cancer.
  • Anal Cancer.
  • Appendicular Tumors.
  • Diverticular Disease Of Colon.
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis).
  • Mesenteric Ischemia (Loss Of Blood Supply To Intestine).

Procedures Done

  • Ileostomy And Colostomy (Stoma Creation And Closure).
  • Right & Left Hemicolectomy - laparoscopic And Open.
  • Low Anterior Resection (Resection Of Rectum And Colon) - Laparoscopic And Open.
  • Sigmoid Colectomy - Laparoscopic And Open.
  • Colonoscopy And Stenting.

Appendicular Tumors

  • Diverticular disease of colon.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease(Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis).
  • Mesenteric ischemia (loss of blood supply to intestine).

Center For Excellence For Treatment Of Cholangiocarcinoma

Cholangiocarcinoma Is The Cancer Of The Bile Duct. It Is One Of The Most Complex Diseases To Treat. The Specialists At Cytecare Cancer Hospital Have The Largest Experience In Treating This Complex Condition. A Multi-disciplinary Approach Is Taken For Its Treatment. Procedures Like Ptbd, Ercp, Portal Vein Embolization And Complex Extended Hepatectomies (Liver Resection) Are Offered To These Patient Along With Chemotherapy And/Or Radiation.

Center For Hipec And Peritoneal Malignancies

Peritoneal Surface Malignancies Are Rare But Serious Cancers That Develop On The lining Of The Abdomen, Called The Peritoneum. They Often Develop When Tumors from The Appendix, Rectum, Colon, Stomach, Ovaries Or Other Organs Spread to Peritoneal Surfaces. They Can Also Primarily Arise From Peritoneum.

Cytecare Team is One Of The Most Experienced In Treatments for These Advanced Abdominal Cancers, Including Cytoreductive Surgery (Crs) Followed By Heated Intraperitoneal Chemoperfusion (Hipec) Also These Tumors Will Need To Be Treated By Chemotherapy, Immunotherapy And Some By Intra Peritoneal Chemotherapy.

Cancerous

Peritoneal cancers

Sarcomas

Non-Cancerous

Peritonitis

Intra-abdominal abscess

Inguinal Hernias

Ventral Hernias

Hiatus Hernia

Conditions Treated

Non-Cancerous

Achalasia Cardia

Esophageal Varices

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

Non-Cancerous

Acid Peptic Disease/Gastric Ulcers

Metabolic / Bariatric Surgery (Obesity)

Non-Cancerous

Intestinal Obstruction

Intestinal perforation

Mesenteric ischemia (loss of blood supply to intestine)

Non-Cancerous

Diverticular disease of colon.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Acute appendicitis

Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis).

Non-Cancerous

Fatty liver (NASH)

Liver cirrhosis

Alcoholic Liver disease

Acute liver failure

Viral hepatitis (Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C)

Portal Hypertension (Non cirrhotic, EHPVO)

Non-Cancerous

Gallbladder stones, Bile duct stones

Acute cholecystitis

Cholangitis

Choledochal Cyst

Non-Cancerous

Acute pancreatitis

Chronic pancreatitis

Pseudocyst of Pancreas

Non-Cancerous

Peritonitis

Intra-abdominal abscess

Inguinal Hernias

Ventral Hernias

Hiatus Hernia

KNOW MORE ABOUT THE GASTRO SPECIALTY SERVICES AT CYTECARE

The Gastrointestinal and HPB Department at Cytecare Hospital diagnoses and treats a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. We are proud that leading gastroenterologists, endoscopists, and minimally invasive surgeons at cytecare can handle the most interesting cases. Whether it is colitis, gastritis, bile reflux, cirrhosis, esophageal cancer, etc. That is, our professionals are trained with the latest diagnostic and surgical techniques to prescribe the most effective treatment protocols.

The gastrointestinal speciality center of cytecare Hospital covers all types of gastrointestinal organs, including minimally invasive endoscopy, esophagogastric duodenal endoscopy, colonoscopy, and intestinal endoscopy.

Some of the common symptoms of Gastroenterology conditions are Hemorrhoids, Blood in stool, Abdominal Pain and Bloating,Diarrhea, Esophageal Pain or Difficulty Swallowing, Stomach upset, nausea & vomiting, Constipation, Ulcers and Unexplained weight loss, Consistent heartburn.

If you experience the above signs or symptoms frequently, Consult the Best gastroenterologist in Bangalore at Cytecare hospital, which is one of the Best Hospital for gastroenterology in Bangalore.

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