Kolkata - Gastroenterology
The Department of Gastroenterology at Columbia Asia Hospital – Salt Lake, Kolkata has a highly skilled team of Gastroenterologists. The specialty offers a wide range of treatment options to both pediatric and adult patients having liver, gall bladder, esophagus, stomach and intestinal, pancreatic diseases and nutritional problems.
The department has a multi-disciplinary team involving medical, surgical and radiological expertise perform procedures like transjugular liver biopsy and is well supported by round the clock laboratory, ICU, radiology and emergency services to ensure patients receive highest level of care in a timely manner.
Treatments and Procedures
- Diagnostic gastroscopy and colonoscopy
- Balloon enteroscopy
- ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
- Therapeutic endoscopy
- Liver Biopsy-routine, transjugular biopsies and hepatic portal vein gradient measurements (HVPG).
- Placement of feeding tubes –gastrostomy (PEG) and jejunostomy tubes.