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Department Of Gastroentrology at BMCHRC

At the Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (BMCHRC), our Department Of Gastroentrology represents the forefront of compassionate cancer care. We understand that a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming, both physically and emotionally, which is why our dedicated team is committed to providing personalized and comprehensive care to every individual who walks through our doors.

At BMCHRC, our Gastroenterology Services offer diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients with gastrointestinal disorders. Led by a team of experienced Gastroenterologists. Our goal is to provide precise and effective care while minimizing risks and discomfort for our patients. With a focus on innovation and patient-centered care, we strive to improve outcomes and enhance the quality of life for individuals with complex gastrointestinal conditions.

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Endoscopic is a highly advanced imaging technique that combines endoscopy to visualize and evaluate the digestive tract and adjacent organs. EUS allows for precise imaging of lesions within the gastrointestinal tract, as well as the ability to obtain tissue samples for biopsy, staging of cancers, and guidance for therapeutic interventions.

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

ERCP is a specialized endoscopic procedure used to diagnose and treat conditions of the Bile Ducts, Gallbladder, and Pancreas. Our Gastroenterologists perform ERCP to remove bile duct stones, relieve obstructions, treat strictures, and manage complications of pancreatitis, offering patients Minimally Invasive alternatives to traditional surgical approaches.

Enteral Stenting

Enteral Stenting is a Minimally Invasive procedure used to alleviate obstructions or strictures in the digestive tract, including the Esophagus, Stomach, Bile Ducts, and Intestines. Our Gastroenterologists perform enteral stenting to restore the flow of food and fluids, relieve symptoms such as pain and difficulty swallowing, and improve patients' quality of life without the need for major surgery.

Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) Tube Placement

PEG tube placement is a Minimally Invasive procedure used to provide nutrition and hydration to patients who are unable to eat or drink orally due to medical conditions such as Cancer, Neurological disorders, or swallowing difficulties. Our Gastroenterologists perform PEG tube placement using endoscopic guidance, offering patients a safe and effective means of nutritional support that can be easily managed at home.

Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)

EMR and ESD are advanced Endoscopic techniques used to remove abnormal or precancerous lesions from the digestive tract without the need for Open Surgery. Our Gastroenterologists specialize in these procedures, providing precise, targeted removal of lesions in the Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, and Rectum, with minimal risk and faster recovery times for patients.


Gastroenterology encompasses a range of Minimally Invasive procedures that allow for the diagnosis and treatment of Gastrointestinal diseases and cancers using advanced endoscopic techniques. At BMCHRC, our Gastroenterologists ensuring that patients receive the highest standard of care tailored to their individual needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Department Of Gastroenterology, and how does it differ from traditional Gastroenterology?

Gastroenterology involves using Minimally Invasive procedures, such as Endoscopy, to diagnose and treat Gastrointestinal Disorders and Cancers. It differs from traditional Gastroenterology in that it focuses on advanced techniques and specialized procedures to provide targeted treatments with fewer risks and faster recovery times.

What types of Gastrointestinal Disorders and Cancers are treated by Gastroenterologists at BMCHRC?

Our Gastroenterologists treat a wide range of conditions, including Gastrointestinal Bleeding, strictures, Polyps, Tumors, Pancreatic Disorders, and more. We also specialize in the management of Gastrointestinal Cancers, including Esophageal, Gastric, Pancreatic, and Colorectal Cancers.

How does Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) help in the treatment of Barrett's Esophagus?

RFA is used to remove abnormal tissue in the esophagus caused by Barrett's Esophagus, reducing the risk of progression to Esophageal Cancer. It involves applying heat energy to the affected area, effectively destroying precancerous cells and promoting the regeneration of healthy tissue.

Are Enteral Stenting procedures painful, and what is the recovery like for patients?

Enteral Stenting procedures are performed under sedation or Anesthesia to minimize discomfort for patients. Recovery times vary depending on the specific condition being treated and the patient's overall health, but most patients experience relief from symptoms and improved quality of life following the procedure.

How is Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) tube placement performed, and who is a candidate for this procedure?

PEG tube placement is performed using Endoscopic guidance to insert a feeding tube directly into the stomach through the abdominal wall. This procedure is recommended for patients who are unable to eat or drink orally due to conditions such as Cancer, Neurological Disorders, or swallowing difficulties.

What should patients expect during and after an Gastroenterology procedure at BMCHRC?

Patients can expect personalized care and support from our team throughout the entire process, from pre-procedure preparation to post-procedure recovery. Our specialists will provide detailed instructions and address any concerns or questions to ensure a positive experience and optimal outcomes.

Are there any risks or complications associated with Gastroenterology procedures?

While Gastroenterology procedures are generally safe and effective, there are risks associated with any medical procedure, including Bleeding, Infection, perforation, and adverse reactions to anesthesia or sedation. Our team takes every precaution to minimize these risks and ensure patient safety.

How can patients prepare for their appointment or procedure with the Gastroenterology team?

Patients will receive specific instructions from our team regarding pre-procedure preparation, which may include dietary restrictions, medication adjustments, and transportation arrangements. It's important to follow these instructions closely to ensure a smooth and successful procedure.

How does BMCHRC ensure continuity of care and support for patients throughout their treatment journey in Gastroenterology?

Our team is dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-centered care that extends beyond individual procedures to encompass ongoing support and follow-up care. We collaborate closely with patients, their families, and other healthcare providers to ensure seamless continuity of care and optimal outcomes for every patient.

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