Luminal disorder is basically an inflammatory condition of the intestine that is triggered by various gastrointestinal and non gastrointestinal diseases. There are several mechanism that have an impact on this Luminous inflammation such as an immuno suppressive therapy or antibiotics. According to various resources there are certain gastrointestinal and non Gastrointestinal diseases that are responsible for luminal disorder. Irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn's disease, hepatic encephalopathy, eosinophilic esophagitis are some of these diseases that trigger inflammatory response in intestines.
The symptoms for luminal disorder can vary from person to person based upon those conditions. It may range from mild to severe and even asymptomatic in rare cases. Some of the common symptoms may be
- Abdominal pain
- Sudden weight loss
- Blood in stool
Luminal stenting is a laparoscopic surgical procedure where an expert gastroenterologist places stents in the gastrointestinal tracts in order to expand the lumin or inner space of the intestine. This helps in correcting serious obstructions that create problems and clears the pathway for better digestion and absorption.
Crohn's disease is one of the most common types of inflammatory bowel diseases that affects intestines. Inflammation usually affects the gastrointestinal tract, especially the small intestine. In many cases the inflammation may spread to deeper layers of the bowel causing abdominal pain, fatigue, weight loss, malnutrition, severe diarrhea and other digestive complications. Certain cases of crohn's disease may be very painful and could lead to life threatening complications if not diagnosed in time. As per today there is no cure for crohn's disease but there are several medications and therapies that help in reducing various signs and symptoms. With expert treatment one can also get relief in inflammation and can regain the lost function as well.
The symptoms for Crohn's disease may vary from person to person depending upon the severity of their condition which usually ranges from mild to severe. Some of the common symptoms of crohn's disease may be
- Mouth sores
- Loss of appetite
- Sudden Weight loss
- Blood in stools
- Abdominal cramps
- Abdominal pain
Our Luminal gastroenterology unit aims at providing comprehensive service that includes consultation, procedures and therapeutic treatment for our patients that have gastrointestinal luminal disorders. Conditions treated may include:
- Peptic disorders
- Colorectal disease
- Nutritional disorders
- Colorectal Cancer
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Crohn's disease
Our Department of Gastroenterology is fully equipped with the latest diagnostic machines for accurate evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.
We have a team of expert doctors, gastroenterologists, surgeons and health professionals who are dedicated to providing the best treatment based upon the condition of the patient.