Karnataka gets its 1st state-of-the-art, Gastroenterology Unit at Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysore.


Mysore to become the hub of best medical care in the field of Gastroenterology in Karnataka
Karnataka, June 17, 2017: Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysore, a 17 year old healthcare establishment today, announced the launch of its state-of-the-art “Gastroenterology Unit”. This Gastroenterology unit is first of its kind in the state of Karnataka for performing rare and unusual procedures making Mysore the hub of best medical care in the field of Gastroenterology in Karnataka.

Apollo BGS Hospitals has come a long way since its inception, every time growing a little, striving more every day to deliver nothing but the best to their patients. And the launch of this new unit is the testimony for what Apollo BGS Hospitals strives for. The state-of-the-art technology used at the unit mixed with the clinical skills of the doctors on board will result into an unbeatable amalgamation. With this unit in place, Apollo BGS Hospitals is all set to create history in Gastroenterology by performing rare and unusual procedures.
Speaking on the launch, Dr. Rajkumar Wadhwa, Head of Institute of Gastroenterology _said, “With the launch of this new Gastroenterology unit, patients from Mysore and nearby areas can now avail the best facilities and care at minimum costs without leaving the state. Patient safety is the first priority for treatment in our unit. Special efforts are made to maintain hygiene at the facility and the best of Endoscope sterilization practices are employed to reduce the risk of transmission of Infections.”
Some of the latest technology that sets this unit apart from the rest:
• Latest High definition magnifying Endoscopes, Blue LASER Imaging and Light colour enhancement facility for better visualization and accurate detection of abnormal pathology.
• State of art Endoscopic Ultrasound facility
• Only unit in Mysore with well-equipped Non invasive Gastroenterology Test including:
– Hydrogen Breath analysis for various Malabsorption disorders
– Impedance and 24 hours PH Monitoring for Acid reflux related conditions
– Manometry for Esophageal and rectal motility diseases
– Video Capsule endoscopy for easy and accurate study of Small intestinal diseases

Exclusive facility for doing Double Balloon Endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, 3rd Space endoscopy and POEM, Endoscopic treatment for Obesity, Trans Nasal Endoscopy and           SPY cholangioscopy (only facility in Mysore to perform this form of examination). It’s a facility where all the above mentioned rare procedures are performed under one roof at the newly launched Gastroenterology facility.
The state-of-the-art technology combined with best experts in the Gastroenetrology field working fulltime in the hospital makes this newly launched unit accessible and trustworthy for patients not only residing in the state but also from neighboring states.
About Apollo BGS Hospitals:
Apollo BGS Hospitals, Mysuru is an NABH accredited, super-specialty tertiary care hospital located in the heart of Mysuru city.  Inaugurated in July 2001, today it is one of the largest private hospitals in region. It is intended to raise India’s global standing as a healthcare destination, with emphasis on excellence in clinical services, diagnostic facilities and research activities. We are the only hospitals in Mysore to function with a Full Time Specialist System that ensures availability of and access to the best medical talent around-the-clock.

Treating over 1.5-2 lac patients annually, the hospital is well equipped with the latest technology and trained staff and doctors who are dedicated to the full spectrum of specialties at the facility where Heart Institutes, Institutes of Orthopaedics, Institutes of Neurosciences, Transplant Institutes, Institutes of Gastroenterology, Head & Neck and ENT, Emergency 24/7 are the core specialties.

The hospital is known for its exemplary performances in the past as far as clinical excellence, service excellence is concerned. Our team at Apollo strives to understand you, your needs, and serve you better.  All our efforts are focused on materializing the vision of bringing international standards of healthcare to Mysuru.

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