Gastrointestinal Surgery is an advanced Super Speciality at NMC. The speciality deals with comprehensive and advanced surgical care of patients with diseases of gastrointestinal tract such as Esophagus, Stomach, Liver, Pancreas, Spleen Gall Bladder and Biliary System, Intestines, Colon, Appendix and Ano–Rectum.
All these advanced procedures can be performed by either open or minimally invasive techniques. GI surgeons are specially trained to do surgical treatment of tumours, as well as cancers of gastrointestinal and hepato-pancreato-biliary system. Other scope for this speciality is treating abdominal wall and other internal hernias, as well as expert management of trauma to the internal abdominal organs.
Organ wise procedures that is performed by the gastrointestinal surgery department are:
- Oesophagus: Oesophageal tumours, cancer, perforations, replacement, diverticula, and reflex disease
- Stomach: perforations, tumours, obstruction, and bypass
- Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary: Liver trauma, cysts, tumours, biliary cancer, bile duct and gall bladder stones, pancreatic and periampullary cancer, acute and chronic pancreatitis, tumours, cysts, and neuroendocrine tumours
- Colorectum: colonic diverticula, perforations, colon cancers, polyps, intestinal fistula and obstruction, and colostomy
- Small bowel obstructions, tumours, and mesenteric vascular problems
- Splenectomy for trauma, medical conditions, and splenic cysts
- Internal hernias, diaphragmatic hernias, and abdominal wall hernias
- Omental, Mesenteric and Retroperitoneal tumours
- Anal fistula, Piles, Fissures, and Prolapse
- NCCN for Gastrointestinal cancer management
- ERAS Society guidelines for peri and post-operative management
- NICE guidelines for clinical problems
- Other guidelines from organ specific groups