PUNE: Jehangir Hospital, Pune’s legacy hospital has launched a new state-of-the-art Advanced Centre for Endoscopy. Technology advancements in healthcare are rapidly changing with the advent of superior imaging technology in gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, Jehangir Hospital has taken a step forward by upgrading its Endoscopy systems and adding on newer instruments to enhance and widen its scope with this newly launched state-of-the-art Advanced Centre for Endoscopy.
The Advanced Centre for Endoscopy includes The latest Exera 3 Video Endoscopy system with 190 series endoscopes, which provide distinct advantages such as dual focus, brighter and higher contrast Narrow Band Imaging, and improved image quality which are invaluable in early diagnosis of GI cancers and classification of colonic and gastric polyps without the need for biopsies. It also helps in diagnosing cancers at an early stage where using these systems and skills, early cancers or precancerous lesions can be resected even without the need for surgery. The new scopes also feature an integrated water jet channel helping the Endoscopists to have a clearer view during hemostasis in actively bleeding patients or during complex therapeutic procedures.
The EUS or Endosonography is a newer technology used primarily for 3 indications:
With all the above additions, Jehangir Hospital now becomes one of the few comprehensive Advanced Endoscopy Centres’ in the city. The Centre specializes in disease of the digestive tract, which offers a full range of endoscopic services for comprehensive evaluation and treatment of the gastrointestinal tract. Our Endoscopy Center offers both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures, including upper endoscopy (EGD), colonoscopy, therapeutic endoscopy, and Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), manometry and caters to pediatrics and the adult age group.
Speaking about the new center, Vinod Sawantwadkar, CEO of Jehangir Hospital said. “The center is launched to provide world-class patient experiences by offering a one-stop solution to all GI problems and interventions in a single place, avoiding unnecessary shifting of patients or equipment to the OT for advanced therapeutic procedures. A dedicated Recovery area post endoscopy has been made to enhance patient comfort and convenience. It allows better time utilization of the Endoscopy as well as the OT in turn increasing the patient satisfaction and ease of doing procedures for our doctors. Jehangir hospital believes in constant technological advancements while retaining its core values of top-class patient care which is accessible and affordable for all. The new facility is equipped with state-of-the-art endoscopic equipment and world-class doctors who ensure that we add care inside out. We hope to continue keeping ‘Patient First’ and offer the medical excellence that we’ve been delivering for the past 76 years with selfless care and matchless expertise.”
Commenting on the new launch Dr. Parimal Lawate, Senior Consultant and Director of Department of Gastroenterology, Jehangir Hospital said “The new state-of-the- Advanced Endoscopy Centre places Jehangir Hospital at par with the best endoscopy units in the country that provide tertiary care in gastrointestinal (GI)”
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