Aimed as a panacea for all kinds of digestive diseases, Manipal Hospitals has established the expansive Manipal Instiute of Liver and Digestive Diseases (MILDD). It is a popular referral centre and conducts treatments and surgeries for all kinds of disorders related to the biliary tract, pancreas, liver and the gastrointestinal tract. Surgeries and endoscopes for a wide range of problems such as stone removal, elimination of foreign bodies, abdominal TB among others are successfully conducted here.
The medical wing comprises of experienced Gastroenterologists and Liver specialists, who deal with the diagnosis, perform various endoscopic procedures including high-end therapeutic procedures which not only helps in diagnosis but offers treatment at the same time. This speciality offers the advantages of quick recovery, minimum hospital stay and reduced cost.
Gastroenterology deals with diagnosing and treating complex gastro intestinal problems using advanced technology such as High Definition Endoscopes, Narrow Band Imaging (NBI), Endoscopic Ultrasound, Spy-Glass Technology, Fibro Scan etc.
The treatment is mainly done for patients with Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Bile Duct Stones, and patients with Pancreatitis and its complications (Pseudocyst). This type of endoscopic intervention treatment is also done for patients with various cancers affecting the gastrointestinal tract (placing stents across blocks in the stomach, oesophagus and colon etc) and also for cancers involving the bile duct, gall bladder and pancreas causing obstruction to the flow of bile.More than 50 percent of these patients with cancers affecting the pancreas, gall bladder or bile duct actually have tumours which are unresectable for cure and high end endoscopic procedure offers them the best/ least invasive treatment.
The various facilities available include:
This medical wing comprises of experienced Gastroenterologists and Liver specialists, who deal with diagnosis, perform various endoscopic procedures including high end therapeutic procedures which not only helps in diagnosis but offers treatment at the same time.
The department is equipped to handle the following:
The Department of Surgical Gastroenterology is a referral center for a variety of complex hepatobiliary tumors and benign diseases, pancreatic diseases and gastrointestinal surgical problems. The department is equipped with modern, advanced instruments and equipments for complete care for all gastro intestinal and HPB (Hepatopancreatobiliary) diseases. Our multi-disciplinary approach including Medical Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Interventional Radiology and Critical Care Units enables us to work as a team, providing patients with the expert care they need for management of complex gastrointestinal problems.
The skilled team of consultants and doctors has a large experience in the management of these diseases with emphasis on:
Consultant - Gastroenterology
MBBS (Malaya), MRCP (UK), MRCP (Ire)