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Gastro ICU inaugurated at Aware Gleneagles Global Hospital

22 November 2018 | News

The ICU is well equipped with the continuous support from a team of Gastroenterologist to serve patients suffering with GI bleeds, Liver related complications / emergencies, Acute cholangitis, Sever ulcerative cholangitis and will also treat those who have undergone complex surgeries.

Lighting the lamp by Chief Guest Dr. Sasmita Dash,General Manager, CMO NTPC

Lighting the lamp by Chief Guest Dr. Sasmita Dash,General Manager, CMO NTPC

Aware Gleneagles Global Hospitals, a Parkway Pantai Enterprise inaugurated the Gastro Intensive Care Unit (Gastro ICU) which offers high level of intensive care for GI emergencies. The ICU is well equipped with the continuous support from a team of Gastroenterologist to serve patients suffering with GI bleeds, Liver related complications / emergencies, Acute cholangitis, Sever ulcerative cholangitis and will also treat those who have undergone complex surgeries. Dr. Sasmita Dash, M.D. – General Manager, CMO NTPC, inaugurated the facility.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Girish Babu, Chief Executive Officer, Aware Gleneagles Global Hospital, L. B. Nagar, said “The Gastro ICU is launched to provide the best services to patients with critical Gastro diseases. Our team offers round-the-clock care by super specialists to ensure that the patients have the best possible care available to them.”

Dr. N Ravisankar Reddy Consultant Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, Aware Gleneagles Global hospital, said “The Gastro ICU addresses the needs of ailments specific ICU for GI as the conditions has to be dealt with differently. There are increased incidences of gastro and liver disease due to faulty life styles and habits. Gleneagles Global hospital is known for its expertise in gastro & liver disease management. So adding this facility of GI ICU is the natural progression towards the patient’s needs. “

“In this area around LB Nagar we are the only hospital with team of gastroenterologists covering emergencies 24X7. Our team also has good expertise in dealing with foreign body ingestion as an emergency”, Dr. N Ravisankar Reddy further added.

The objective of a ICU is to maintain the functioning of the organ system and improve the patient’s condition, with advanced technologies and modern equipment so that the patients’ primary injury or illness is treated.

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