GASTROENTEROLOGY is the branch of medicine which deals with disorders of the stomach and intestines.
It is the study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action (physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine (motility), the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. It includes common and important conditions such as colon polyps and cancer, hepatitis, gastro-esophageal reflux (heartburn), peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis.
Gastro-intestinal and liver diseases are very commonly prevalent.
People suffer from Acidity, Diarrhea, Gas, Indigestion, Jaundice, etc. However, if not given attention on time, these can lead to serious problems like bleeding from stomach and intestine, severe pancreatic swelling and unconsciousness due to liver failure..
Isha Multispeciality Hospital, is well-equipped to diagnose and treat such gastro-intestinal diseases.