Endoscopy Department

Endoscopy procedure is minimally invasive and is used to assess the condition of inner body surfaces/parts by using an Endoscope. This procedure is used not only for diagnosis but also treatment e.g. G.I. Bleeding, Removal of Polyps (benign tumour), removal of biliary stones, dilatation of blocked gastorintestinal passages, placement of stents and feeding tubes, removal of swallowed foreign bodies (common in children) etc

The Endoscopy Department boasts of state of the art videoendoscopes, including gastroscopes, colonoscopes, ERCP scopes, Enteroscope. The department also has an Endoscopic Ultrasound capability, which makes Saifee Hospital one of the few centres in India to possess it. These are used not only for diagnosis but for treatment also. This obviates the need for standard surgery and prevents scars and shortens hospital stay. Endoscopy service is available not only during routine hours but also as an emergency service round-the-clock. The servies offered are :
  • Diagnostic Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy (Minor)
        • Variceal sclerotheropy
        • Injection of bleeding ulcer
        • Asojejunal tube placement
        • Foreign body removal
  • Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy (Major)
        • Variceal glue injection
        • Variceal banding
        • Heater probe coagulation
        • Savary Giliard Dilation
  • Therapeutic Upper GI Endoscopy (Supra Major)
        • Haemoclip application
        • APC (Argon Plasma Coagulation)
        • Polypectomy
        • Stent placement
        • Pneumatic Dilation
        • PEG (Percutaneus Endoscopic Gastrostomy)
        • Pseudocyst Drainage
  • Diagnostic Colonoscopy
  • Therapeutic Colonoscopy (Supra Major)
        • Polypectomy
        • Haemoclip application
        • ACP (Argon plasma Coagulation)
        • Heater probe coagulation
        • Stent Placement
        • Pneumatic Dilatation
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Diagnostic ERCP
  • Therapeutic ERCP (Minor)
        • CBD Stenting
        • Stent exchange
        • Nasobiliary Drainage
  • Therapeutic ERCP (Major)
        • CBD Stenting (metallic stent)
        • Pancreatic stenting
        • Stone removal (Basket)
        • Stone Removal (Balloon)
        • Stone Removal (Lithotripter)
  • Endosonography
  • Diagnostic Small Intestinal Endoscopy
  • Therapeutic Small Intestinal Endoscopy
        • Injection of bleeding ulcer
        • Haemoclip application
        • APC (Argon Plasma coagulation)
        • Heater probe coagulation
        • Polypectomy

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Head of Department

Dr. Saifee Plumber

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Endoscopy Stenting Stone Extraction Foreign Body Removal - Coin Oesophageal Varices Ligation Banding