Ulcers? Dr Lau helps you to get rid of it

At the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018, Dr James Lau, Professor of surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, briefed about endoscopy, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatography (ERCP) and its usage. He also listed out the cause of ulcers and it's treatment

Ulcers? Dr Lau helps you to get rid of it

Endoscopy has gained immense prominence. With more and more experts devising ways and means of treating as many people as possible. To help the patients get rid of their agony.

Dr James Lau, Professor of surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, specialises in treating people with ulcers.” I perform  endoscopy, ERCP, putting stents and endoscopic haemostasis procedures, which is performed to stop bleeding in patients,” said Dr Lau.

Dr James Lau, Professor of surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr James Lau,
Professor of surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

He added, In Hong Kong, we see patients with bleeding ulcers and we have to stop the bleeding otherwise they will bleed to death. So, it’s a life-saving procedure which we perform.”

Different gadgets, clips of different sizes and shapes and a powder is used to treat the patients.

As per Dr Lau, who  researches a lot about these  procedures says, there are different ways by which the bleeding is controlled. To help the patient get back on track.”

Talking about treating ulcers. Dr Lau said that some painkillers can cause ulcers. “Helicobacter pylori is commonly seen in young people. So, if you experience unbearable stomach pain, seek medical help. As the complicated ulcers are treated by endoscopic therapy,” advised Dr Lau.

Dr Lau signed off by saying, ” The 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 is a fantastic workshop. Not only  delegates learn, but even the  experts learn from each other and enjoy it. ”