Complex Gastroenterology and Hepatology Procedures Performed at Medicover Hospitals (Formerly MaxCure)
23rd July 2015, Hyderabad: On the occasion of World Hepatitis Day, the Dept. of Gastroenterology & Hepatology of Medicover Hospitals organized an event in connection with the prevention of Hepatitis. The event also showcased the hospitals’ unparalleled expertise in performing advanced endoscopic, colonoscopic, ERCP and EUS procedures under Dr. Asha Subbalakshmi, Director & HOD and team including Dr. Sushmita Kota, Dr. Abdul Wadood Ahmed, and Dr. P. Akhilesh Reddy Anesthetist.
Stressing on the importance of preventing Hepatitis, Medicover Hospitals’ doctors threw light on the risk factors such as unsafe blood and injections, sharing drug injection, etc., apart from vaccinations for children and treatment options to treat Hepatitis B & C. Dr. Asha Subbalakshmi’s expertise in handling procedures ranging from endoscopies for simple common conditions like Acid Peptic Disease and Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease to prevention of Cancers by doing complex Polypectomies and cure of Obstructive Jaundice with Complex ERCPs and stone removals with stenting, EUS (Endoscopic Ultrasound), relief of Malignant Obstructions with Metal stenting (Esophageal, biliary and Enteral) and management of Upper GI and Lower GI bleeds by Argon Plasma Coagulation and Endoscopic Sclerotherapy. She is the Finest leading Gastroenterologist in Hyderabad.
The hospital is also equipped with the latest Capsule Endoscope for visualizing the small bowel. The latest technique in Endoscopy, the EUS or Endoscopic Ultrasound is a novel technique for looking at the pancreas, liver and bile duct. EUS is practiced daily in our hospital and has the capability to diagnose problems in the organs early even before CT and MRI scan. Trained in India and abroad, her patient’s clientele includes both India & Overseas countries. Also present at the event were a few patients, namely Mr. Bhaskar Rao, Mr. Job Kumar, Mr. Kasi Poongavan and Mr. Ramnath Reddy, who shared their treatment experiences. Mr. Philipo also shared his experience through a video message.
Medicover Hospitals is a 200,000 sft., 200-bed hospital offering the best of doctors, consultants, and infrastructure in a caring and accessible environment. The hospital has the distinction of bringing together renowned names in all the areas of medicine under a single umbrella so that patients don’t have to travel from one hospital to another chasing specialist doctors in various medical disciplines. The hospital boasts of the largest team of all-star super-specialist doctors from all faculties of medicine under one roof supported by high-end technology and infrastructure, 24 hour availability of Cardiologist, Orthopaedician, Gynaecologist, Intensivist, Anaesthetist, Lap Surgeon, Neuro Surgeon, emergency team, etc., and unparalleled expertise in minimal access and daycare surgeries.
Medicover Hospital’s infrastructural highlights include 7 Operation Theatres, 1.5 Tesla MRI, EPIC 4D Echo Machine, 128 Slice CT Scanner, Philips Patient Monitoring Systems, CRRT, Video EEG, ENNG, Neuro Microscope with Furmonoscope, Navigation System for Ortho Surgeries, Laminar Air Flow for all OT’S with HEPA Filters, Capsule Endoscope, Video-Assisted Endoscopy & Colonoscopy, Hi-end Endo Sono-Olympus, ERCP, 7 Bed Dialysis including Sled Dialysis, High-end Labour Room with advanced NICU, State-of-the-art HD Laparoscopy Hysteroscopy Unit, Thermal Endometrial Ablation for Gynec Procedures, Full-fledged 85 Bed ICU, ECMO, 2 Philips Clarity Cathlabs, IVUS, OCT, EP Lab with 3D Carto, FFR, Rotablation, Maquet Advanced Heart Lung Machine and Cardiac Output Monitoring Systems. This apart, the facility is also equipped with advanced central air-conditioning system emitting 85% fresh air.
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