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Upgraded endoscopy suite inaugurated at A J Hospital

Ever since its inception in 2001 A J Hospital and Research Centre has been upgrading the facilities to meet its objective of providing world class healthcare facilities in Mangaluru. It was the dream of Dr A J Shetty to make the best of healthcare facilities available in the coastal region of Karnataka.

A J Hospital and Research Centre has always been in the forefront providing the best of healthcare that matches the best in the country. It has many firsts to its credit in the field of patient care and latest equipment. A J Hospital is happy to announce the installation of the latest Endoscopy Suite with advanced Multi-LED Endoscopy System with LCI and BLI, also compatible to artificial intelligence (CADEYE).

The Endoscopy Suite consists of most modern Digital Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS), Duodenoscope (ERCP), Gastroscope, Colonoscope and ERBE-VIO 3 advanced Electrosurgical unit, Argon Plasma Coagulation Unit and Skanray make C-Arm, model: Skan-C. The new LCI and BLI technology helps in detecting early lesions such as early GI cancer and in characterization of colorectal polyps. EUS is used to evaluate sub-mucosal lesions of upper GI tract and recto-sigmoid colon. It is useful for evaluating pancreatic biliary disorders and we can also sample the tissue by FNA or FNB for detection of nature of lesions. It is also helpful in draining symptomatic pancreatic fluid collections.

The state-of-the-art Endoscopy Suite was inaugurated on February 7 by Laxmi Memorial Education Trust® president, Dr A J Shetty, director Prashanth Shetty, medical director Dr Prashanth Marla, dean of AJ Institute of Medical Sciences Dr Ashok Hegde, principal of AJ Institute of Dental Sciences Dr Nillan Shetty, consultant Gastroenterologists Dr Shivaprasad B and Dr Raghavendra Prasad, consultant Gastro Surgeons Dr Ashwin Alva and Dr Rohan Shetty and consultant Pulmonologist Dr Vishnu Sharma. Hospital doctors and staff were present. Daijiworld

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