Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders opened at Nallagandla
Citizens Specialty Hospital today announced inauguration of a comprehensive Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders on its Nallagandla campus, near University of Hyderabad. Irrigation Minister T. Harish Rao was the guest of honour, MP Konda Vishweshwar Reddy, Serilingampally MLA Arekapudi Gandhi and M Lakshmaiah Special Officer Buddhavanam project, were also present.
Managed by a team of internationally-trained medical and surgical experts, the centre delivers comprehensive treatment and care based on the world’s latest clinical date and international protocols. The team comprises Dr Suresh Chandra Hari and Dr Deepak Sharma for Surgical Gastroenterology and Dr Kiran Kumar Peddi and Dr Sarada Pasangulapati for Medical Gastroenterology.
Addressing the media, Nilesh Gupta, Facility Director, said the Citizens Centre for Digestive Disorders is a powerful confluence of an eminent team of Gastroenterologists, Hepatalogists and Gastro-Surgeons supported by the most advanced technology and dedicated facilities, will offer the most advanced treatments for simple to most complex Gastro problems throughout the region.
Dr Suresh Chandra Hari, Chief General, Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgeon said, “We offer treatments that are not readily available elsewhere in the region. We have dedicated infrastructure; systems and technology that will help us deliver Gastro care of global standards. The team at the Centre has vast experience in the area of Medical and Surgical Gastroenterology and is also specialized to handle all types of Gastro emergencies. We have performed numerous complex procedures and surgeries”.
Dr Kiran Kumar Peddi, Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist, Dr Sarada Pasangulapati, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist also spoke. They said over the last five years, Citizens Specialty Hospital has been in the forefront of clinical excellence, offering care based on the world’s latest medical research and evidence. Digestive disorders refer to diseases involving the gastrointestinal tract, namely the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine and rectum, and the accessory organs of digestion, the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Common digestive problems include heartburn/GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
The most common symptoms related to digestive system in Indians are bloating of the stomach soon after meal and flatulence. Globus (a feeling of something stuck in the throat), chest pain, heartburn and diarrhoea are common among people of Hyderabad. Incidence of digestive disorders was on the rise in the city mainly due to changing lifestyles, obesity and population, they added.