Joint Commission International
(JCI) Accredited Hospital

Gastroenterology

The Gastroenterology department at Apollo Bramwell Hospital offers an array of services for diagnosis and treatment of digestive and liver disorders. Our Gastroenterologists diagnose and treat diseases of the stomach, intestine, oesophagus and liver. The department has the latest equipment for endoscopy comparable to the best in the world, and procedures are performed by highly skilled specialists.

Our Gastroenterology consultants offer out-patient consultations, as well as endoscopic evaluation. Endoscopy comprises of Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio Pancreatography (ERCP), as well as emergency treatment of bleeding without having to perform a surgical operation.

Our specialists are also highly trained in the removal of polyps and the placement of stents in cancer when surgery is not possible. We offer technically advanced services to treat a range of conditions, including:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease( Colitis and Crohn’s disease)
  • Heartburn
  • Pancreatitis
  • Swallowing disorders
  • Ulcers of the stomach and duodenum
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • Digestive disorders causing diarrhea or constipation such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Screening for Colon Cancer

Facilities

The department has a state-of-the-art endoscopy suite, with endoscopes one of the smallest in diameter in Mauritius. A day care ward is also there for recovery after endoscopy procedures.

Services offered by the department

  • Gastroscopy / Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sclerotherapy
  • Endoscopic Variceal Banding
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy
  • Argon Plasma Coagulation for GI bleed
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Stent placement for cancer of the Gastrointestinal tract
  • Achalasia Cardia Dilatation
  • Esophageal / Pyloric / Duodenal Dilatation
  • Colonoscopic Balloon Dilatation
  • ERCP Diagnostic
  • ERCP Therapeutic
  • Mechanical Liphotripsy of Biliary Stones
  • Paracentesis
  • Ultrasound Guided Liver Biopsy

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Dr. Vikrant SIBARTIE

CONSULTANT IN GASTROENTEROLOGY AND INTERNAL MEDICINE