Department of Hepatology

Department of Hepatology

World class patient-care along with specialized surgeons and laboratory research all is now within your reach. The Department of Hepatology at Capitol Hospital makes this possible.

Hepatology is that branch of medicine which includes the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree and pancreas and the disorders originating from them.

The Department of Hepatology at Capitol is fully equipped to perform all types of surgeries for a wide range of illnesses.

Hepato Pancreato Biliary Services:

  • Liver surgery – Major liver resections are undertaken routinely for primary cancers of the liver and the biliary tree.
    Pancreas – The unit routinely carries major pancreatic resections with results being comparable with the best centers in the world. Surgical treatment is offered to patients with pancreatic cancers as well as chronic pancreatitis.
  • Disorders of the biliary system – The treatment of gallstone disease is done in coordination with the Medical Gastroenterology Department so as to allow planning of combined and sequential treatment procedures that would help in reducing the hospital stay. Surgical management of complicated benign biliary disorders is done by biliary reconstructive procedures.
  • Bile duct and gallbladder cancer – Palliative and Curative resections for biliary cancer and palliative drainage procedures are performed. Combined liver and bile duct resection for advanced bile duct cancers are being performed regularly with excellent results. Patients who have inoperable diseases are offered various palliative measures like stenting or bypass procedures