Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

It is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive system and its disorders.
Some of the commonly treated diseases by this speciality are :

  • Gall bladder stones
  • Appendicitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Chronic constipation
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  •  Stomach/Colon cancers
  • Esophagus diseases

Hepatology or hepatobiliary medicine encompasses the study of the liver, pancreas and biliary tree, and is traditionally considered a sub-specialty of gastroenterology.

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