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Surgery for gastric ulcer

A large ulcer in the stomach presents with severe upper abdominal pain and vomiting. Most often these ulcers heal by prolonged medication.

These ulcers can bleed massively requiring transfusion of blood and sometimes surgery. Non-healing ulcers will require Surgery in the form of partial gastrectomy or removing a part of the stomach.

Dr.P.Radhakrishna has a vast experience in surgery of the gastric ulcer..

Surgery for duodenal ulcer

Ulcers in the duodenum are more common than gastric ulcers.Duodenal ulcers can cause bleeding or sometimes gastric outlet obstruction causing persistent vomiting.

Majority of these patients will get cured by medication. Patients will require surgery when medications do not help.

Surgery for this ailment will be in the form of gastro-jejunostomy by-pass) and truncal vagotomy to decrease gastric acid.

Dr.P.Radhakrishna has a vast experience in surgery of the duodental ulcer .

Surgery for cancer of the stomach

Cancer of the stomach is a very common ailment in southern India. These patients present with a varied presentation which includes weight loss, pain abdomen, vomiting or sometimes with no symptoms at all.

An upper GI endoscopy is usually diagnostic. CT scans will show presence or absence of spread of cancer. Cancer of the stomach will primarily require surgery in the form of partial,total gastrectomy (removal of the stomach)or a bypass followed by chemotherapy if necessary.

Dr.P.Radhakrishna has a vast experience in surgery of the cancer stomach.

Surgery for corrosive injury of the stomach

Acid injury to the stomach due to accidental or suicidal ingestion of bathroom acid causes severe damage to the stomach, which will require emergency or elective surgery on the stomach like Gastro-jejunostomy or a gastrectomy.

At times a colonic segment is required as a replacement for esophagus and stomach.

Dr.P.Radhakrishna has a vast experience in surgery of the corrosive injury of the stomach.

Fundoplication for hiatus hernia

Severe heartburn due to hiatus hernia will at times require surgical treatment in the form of a fundoplication to reconstruct a new valve at the junction between the food pipe and stomach.

Dr.Radhakrishna performs surgery on the stomach by both open and laparoscopic methods in Chennai.

Dr.P.Radhakrishna has a vast experience in surgery of the hiatus hernia.