The Centre of Gastroenterology Apollo Gleneagles Hospital, Kolkata, is the one-stop destination for the treatment of all stomach, intestines, pancreas and liver diseases. It is manned by the leading specialists of the country, a group of efficient and compassionate doctors, well-trained technicians, dedicated nurses supported by all modern advanced instruments and equipments along with comprehensive surgery, radiology and pathology backup to provide state-of-the-art care.
Radio-frequency ablation (RFA): We are the only hospital in Eastern India to have the RFA machine for the treatment of liver cancer, kidney cancer, pancreatic cancer and bronchogenic tumors.
Double Balloon Enteroscopy
Liver Transplant : Irreversible liver damages from conditions like cirrhosis, hepatitis, long-standing obstruction to biliary duct and severe infection necessitates liver transplants. Patients requiring liver transplants need a careful screening, pre-transplant monitoring and investigations and post-transplant follow up to make the surgery successful. Our Liver Transplant Clinic is working closely with the Indraparastha Apollo Hospitals, Delhi team to meet the pre and post-transplant requirement of the patients of Eastern India.
Surgical Gastroenterology: Qualified and experienced surgeons perform different types of surgeries on the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anal canal, liver, gall bladder and pancreas both by open methods (laparotomy) as well as through laparoscope. Portal hypertensive surgery is routinely practiced and expertise for both adult and pediatric cases is available.
Motility Studies: Motility lab helps in the diagnosis of GI motility diseases like Achalasia cardia, Hirschsprung's disease etc
The Comprehensive endoscopy suite has the latest “state-of-art” endoscopy technology like NBI (Narrow Band Imaging) and FICE (Fuji Intelligent Chromo Endoscopy).
Gastrointestinal Intensive Therapy Unit (GITU): Specially dedicated unit for gastroenterological patients suffering from GI bleed, pancreatitis, hepatic encephalopathy, corrosive (acid) injuries, intestinal obstruction and severe abdominal pain.
Manometry and 24 pH monitoring: Manometry and 24 pH monitoring: This helps in diagnosing diseases related to esophageal dysmotility.
Capsule Endoscopy: Latest technique where a small capsule when swallowed by the patient, while an inbuilt camera records pictures at a speed of 2 per sec. over a period of 8 to 10 hours.