Centres of Excellence

Digestive & Liver Diseases

The demand for care of diseases from mouth to all the way down to the anal orifice, liver, gall bladder and pancreas are ever increasing. Renai Medicity’s centre for digestive and liver diseases bring together multiple specialties like gastroenterology, surgical gastroenterology, surgical oncology, general and laparoscopic surgery, dietetics and nutrition and other related allied health specialists to ensure one-stop, seamless services relevant to the requisite medical and surgical attention of patients with varying severity of digestive and liver diseases.

Highlights of the centre

  • Round the clock gastroenterology or hepatology emergency
  • Adult Gastroenterology
  • Paediatric Gastroenterology
  • Entire gamut of gastrointestinal surgeries
  • State-of-the-art endoscopic facilities
  • Advanced imaging facilities
  • Gastro intensive care units
  • Advanced laboratories
  • Function and organ preserving GI cancer surgeries
 
Common conditions treated:
   
  • Oesophagus: Gastro Oesophageal Reflux (GERD), Variceal bleeding, Benign and malignant strictures, Removal of foreign body Achalasia Cardia
  • Stomach and Duodenum:  Peptic ulcer disease, gastric cancer, Fundal varices
  • Pancreas: Acute Pancreatitis, Chronic Pancreatitis, Cancer of the Pancreas, pancreatic pseudocyst
  • Gall Bladder: Cholecystitis, Obstructive Jaundice, Cancer of the Biliary system. (We offer detailed evaluation and management which include radiologic, endoscopic and surgical techniques. ERCP for clearance of calculi in the bile duct, relief of biliary obstruction and tissue acquisition for suspected malignancy is provided at affordable rates with efficacy at par with the best of the nation)
  • Small Intestine: Malabsorption and malnutrition, Obscure GI bleeding
  • Large intestine: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Diverticulosis, Cancer, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Liver: Acute hepatitis, Chronic viral hepatitis B&C, Autoimmune liver disease, Chronic liver disease, management of cirrhosis and its complications (Hepatocellular cancer, Variceal bleeding, hepatic encepahalopathy, hepatorenal syndrome), Post liver transplant follow up (Round the clock endoscopy facilities are available to tackle GI bleed, the most feared complication of chronic liver disease)

Endoscopy facilities:  
The advanced endoscopy suite is capable to offer state of the art diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopies.  
  • Diagnostic Gastroscopy and Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Gastroscopy including:
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis of Variceal Haemorrhage by band ligation, sclerotherapy and cyanoacrylate glue injection
  • Endoscopic Hemostasis of Non Variceal Haemorrhage by hemoclipping and APC
  • Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of early gastric cancer
  • Metallic Stenting for esophageal and gastric cancers
  • Balloon and bougie dilatation of esophageal strictures
  • Therapeutic colonoscopy including:
  • Endoscopic hemostasis of colonic bleed by hemoclipping and APC
  • Polypectomy
  • Metallic Stenting for colonic cancers
  • Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatoscopy
  • CBD calculi
  • Stenting for biliary malignancy
  • Recurrent acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • Metallic Stenting for advanced pancreatic cancer
  • Enteroscopy for evaluation of occult GI bleed and Crohn’s disease

Surgical Gastroenterology   
  • Open and laparoscopic GI surgeries ranging from oesophageal, gastric, gall bladder, biliary, pancreatic, liver, intestinal and colorectal.
  • Liver transplant trained surgeons and hepatologists to evaluate and treat cirrhosis related problems including living and deceased donor liver transplant.
  • Laparoscopic Obesity surgery (Weight loss Surgery)

Hernias  
  • Lap inguinal hernias repair
  • Lap ventral Hernias repair

Oesophageal Surgeries    
  • Lap Hellers Myotomy for Achalasia Cardia
  • Thoracoscopic Oesophagectomy for Cancer Oesophagus or Corrosive disease of Esophagus
  • Transhiatal Oesophagectomy
  • Lap Fundoplication for Gastrooesophageal Reflux disease and Paraesophageal hernia.

Pancreatic and Biliary Surgery  
  • Surgery for acute pancreatitis (Necrosectomy)
  • Pancreatico-Jejunostomy / Frey Procedure for chronic pancreatitis
  • Surgery for bile duct stricture and choledochal cyst
  • Whipple Procedure, Total pancreatectomy, laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy +/- splenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer
  • Lap splenectomy 

Gall Bladder and Bile Duct Surgery  
  • Lap Cholecystectomy
  • Lap Subtotal Cholecystectomy for complicated cholecystitis
  • Bilioenteric anaestomosis
  • Triple bypass
  • Lap Choledochal Cyst Excision
  • Radical Cholecystectomy for GB cancer

Gastric Surgery  
  • Lap Duodenal Ulcer perforation
  • Lap Stomach Cancer surgery

Liver Surgeries  
  • Major/Minor lap resection for liver cancer
  • Lap/Open Hydatid Cyst Surgery
  • Liver Injury
  • Cadaveric Liver transplant (envisioned soon)

Colorectal Surgery  
  • For colon cancer (Nerve/sphinchter preserving surgery for rectal cancer)
  • Polyps of Colon
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Complicated diverticular disease and inflammatory bowel disease
  • Lap/Open right and Left Hemicolectomy
  • Lap/Open Restorative proctocolectomy
  • Lap/Open Low anterior resection
  • Lap Abdominoperineal resection
  • Lap Rectopexy for prolapse of rectum

Small Intestine Surgeries for  
  • Tuberculosis
  • Perforation
  • Bleeding
  • Crohns Disease
  • Tumours

Bariatric (Weight loss) Surgery  
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy

Proctology  
  • Sclerotherapy and Banding for early piles in OPD
  • Advanced surgeries to tackle piles, fissures and other related problems
  • Stapler haemorrhoidectomy for advanced piles (Painless piles surgeries)
  • LIFT procedure for fistulas
 
The surgical team perform surgery in excellent laminar flow theatre facilities with latest surgical equipment like harmonic scalpel, CUSA probe, and a state of the art HD laparoscopic camera. Intra-operative and postoperative ICU care is managed by experienced anaesthetists and intensive care team who have access to the best ventilators, monitoring equipment and drug delivery systems.
 
Gastro intestinal and Liver Cancers
   
Joining hands with our oncology division, the centre offers most modern surgical care including function and organ preserving cancer surgeries for cancers of the organs of the digestive tract including the oesophagus, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, stomach, bile duct, small intestine, large intestine (colon) and rectum

Centre also provides nutritional support to patients with malnutrition.

Carefully designed facilities, renowned specialists, advanced equipment, state of the art operation theatres, comfortable stay suiting all budgets will make visiting our centre a pleasant experience.