- Drug overdose. Paracetamol overdose is common.
- Gastrointestinal bleeding from portal hypertension related to liver damage
- Abnormal blood test suggesting liver disease
- Enzyme defects leading to bigger liver in children commonly named storage disease of liver
- Jaundice / Hepatitis virus positivity in blood, perhaps discovered on screening blood tests
The Department of Hepatology Sciences provides comprehensive high-end care for a wide spectrum of gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver disorders through a highly qualified, experienced team of Gastroenterologists supported by state-of-the-art technology. The department prides itself in providing compassionate care in a soothing ambience with a high premium on patient satisfaction.
Hepatology specializes in preventing, diagnosing and treating the digestive tract and liver disorders. These mainly include conditions involving the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, oesophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. The clinical program is highly developed and encompasses both inpatient and outpatient services and consultative practice. We provide expert consultation on liver cases referred from both primary care physicians and gastroenterologists.
Experts in all areas of liver disease participate in the evaluation, management, treatment and follow-up of our patients including options for transplantation. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care and to restore each patient to a full and productive life.
Our Hepatology group is skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of acute and chronic liver disease. Special interests include viral hepatitis, fatty liver disease, liver tumors and autoimmune liver disease. We work closely with the patient and their referring physician to develop the best treatment and follow-up care to meet the patient’s needs.