Anatomy of Gastroenterology 2019
What Is Gastroenterology?
Gastroenterology is the branch of medicine focused on the digestive tractand its disorders.Study about the normal functioning and diseases deal with the gorge (esophagus), small intestine, stomach, colon, rectum and pancreas, gall bladder, liver, and bile ducts.
Who is “Gastroenterologist”?
The Doctor with dedicated training and experience in the management of diseases concerned with the digestive system and the liver are “Gastroenterologist”.
What Does the Study Include?
It incorporates a complete knowledge of the gastrointestinal organs, which is including the movement of food through stomach to the intestine.
It also includes the process of dissolutionand drawing in of nutrients into the body. Through this we can understand the procedure of waste removal and the liver functions
It studies the scathing conditions such as
- Colon polyps
- Peptic ulcer disease
- Biliary tract disease.
Colon Polyps-A small cluster of cells that build on the lining of the Colon Polyps are benign. But by getting old, few Colon Polyps are dangerous, some can form Colon Cancer, which is deadly if we found in its non curable state.
Hepatitis -Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis can cause by Other infections, toxic substances ( alcohol, some drugs), and autoimmune diseases can also the source of hepatitis.
Peptic ulcers– Peptic ulcers are open swelling that develop on the inside lining of your stomach and the upper part of your small intestine.
Colitis– Colitis is a dreadful digestive disease characterized by swelling of the inner lining of the colon.Virus,loss of blood supply in the colon, Inflammatory Bowel Disease and rush of the colon wall with lymphocytic white blood cells are all possible source of an inflamed colon.
Gallbladder– Gallbladder is a small empty organ where bile is stored and concentrated before it is released into the small intestine.
Biliary tract disease-Biliary disorder refers to diseases affecting the bile ducts, gallbladder and other system involved in the production and transit of bile
- Abdominal pain or discomfort
- Bleeding in the digestive tract
- Constipation and diarrhea
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Gallbladder diseases
- Inflammation in the digestive tract
- Liver disease
- Stomach upset, vomiting or nausea
- Unexplained Weight Loss
- Heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux
- Malabsorption disorders
- Diverticular and other diseases of the colon