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Surgical Gastroenterology

Treatment – Disorders & Conditions

Diseases of the Esophagus

  • Barrett’s Esophagus
  • Esophageal Spasm, Non-cardiac Chest Pain
  • Gastro-esophageal Reflux Disease

Diseases of the Stomach

  • Ulcers
  • Chronic Indigestion (Dyspepsia)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stomach services, including Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Transit Studies

Diseases of the Small Intestine, Nutrition

  • appendicitis
  • Celiac Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Bleed
  • Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ulcers and bleeding
  • Small bowel and nutrition services
  • Malabsorption Syndrome

Diseases of the Pancreas

  • Acute Pancreatitis
  • Adult Cystic Fibrosis
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Cysts of the Pancreas

Diseases of the Liver and Bile Ducts

  • Bile Duct Stones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Hepatitis (A, B and C Hepatitis)
  • Liver Disease
  • Chronic liver disease (viral, alcoholic and others)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 


Surgical Gastroenterology 

      Major GI Surgeries like

    • Oesophagectomy
    • Gastrectomy
    • Intestinal Resection
    • Colectomy
    • Cholecystectomy or gallbladder stone removal
    • CBD Exploration
    • Hepatico-Jejunostomy
    • Total Proctocolectomy
    • Shunt & Devascularization Surgeries for Portal Hypertension, Liver Resection
    • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis for Pancreatic Resections, Ulcerative Colitis, Whipple’s Operation
    • Surgeries for Biliary strictures in addition to routine abdominal and G I surgeries,
    • Surgery for acute and chronic pancreatitis and cancer pancreas.

Laparoscopic surgeries like:

    • Laparoscopic Appendicectomy
    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy or gallbladder stone removal
    • Laparoscopic CBD Exploration
    • Laparoscopic Anti-reflux Surgery for Hiatus Hernia
    • Laparoscopic Adhesiolysis
    • Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Rectopaxy for Rectal Prolapse
    • Laparoscopic Vagotomy
    • Laparoscopic Cardiomyotomy for Achalasia Cardia
    • Laparoscopic Assisted Colectomy
    • Diagnostic Laparoscopy and Biopsy
    • Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery

Bariatric Surgery is a journey that lasts for a lifetime. The first step on this journey is opting for a programme that provides a safe, comprehensive approach to the surgery. Yashoda Hospitals provide Super Specialty Bariatric treatment with advanced medical technology and expertise. We focus on addressing obesity with modern treatment strategies, research and education, as losing weight is often not as easy as it sounds. Our bariatric surgeons perform the most effective and safest weight loss surgery procedures.

Types of Bariatric Surgery

      • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB): Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding (LAGB) is purely restrictive weight loss surgery. Restrictive forms of weight loss surgery such as LAGB promote weight loss by limiting food intake and promoting a feeling of satiety (fullness) after meals. During LABG surgery, a silicone (gastric) band is placed around the upper stomach through keyhole laparoscopic surgery.
      • Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Resection (LGSR): LGSR is a surgical weight-loss procedure in which the stomach is reduced to about 20-30% of its original size, by surgical removal of a large portion of the stomach along the major curve of stomach. The remaining stomach looks like a tube often called as stomach tube. The procedure permanently reduces the size of the stomach. The patient feels full after a small intake of food.
      • Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (RYGB): In gastric bypass the stomach is divided into a small upper pouch and a much larger, lower pouch. This new stomach area is then connected to small intestine. The rest of the stomach is left in place and continues to remain healthy. This will reduce the amount of food taken and thus the calories consumed. Bypassing part of the intestine also results in fewer calories being absorbed. This leads to weight loss.

Laparoscopic or key-hole surgeries are performed to reduce the chances of scars, to reduce  pain and results in shorter hospital stay. Bariatric surgery is the only reliable and sustainable weight reduction method which is proven beyond doubt in its safety and efficacy.