Hepatitis B & C and cryptogenic chronic liver disease, Acute fulminant liver failure, Autoimmune hepatitis, Biliary atresia, Primary familial intrahepatic cholestasis, Tyrosinemia, Galactosemia, Glycogen storage disease, Wilson disease, Budd- Chiari syndrome.
PKLI’s Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology team are delivering their expertise in diagnosing appropriately and then treating children for acute and chronic liver diseases, pancreatic diseases and liver cancer (Hepatoblastoma and Hepatocellular carcinoma).
The department is also providing a wide range of treatments to patients with gastro-oesophageal reflux, Coeliac disease; Chronic diarrhoea; Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease & Ulcerative colitis), unexplained weight loss & abdominal pain.
We have also established the infrastructure and staff required for performing hepatobiliary & pancreatic surgeries along with liver transplants in children. The team has strong links with the surgical hepatobiliary and liver transplant team in providing high-quality service for both pre and post-liver transplant children.
We have adopted a multidisciplinary approach especially for children requiring liver transplants by involving hepatology, surgical liver transplant & interventional radiology teams and coordinators to work together in a coordinated way in providing care and support for each patient. We also involve dietitians to help children and parents manage their condition.
We care passionately about making children better and helping them to live happy and healthy lives.
The department has established state-of-the-art Paediatric Endoscopic services that deals with excellent healthcare options keeping in mind the special needs of children starting from assessment until their recovery phase. The service comprises both diagnostic and therapeutic upper and lowers gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures along with a percutaneous liver biopsy.