A branch of medicine concerned with the structure, functions, diseases, and pathology of the digestive system. Helicobacter pylori Bacterium that causes stomach inflammation (chronic atrophic gastritis) and ulcers (Ulcus ventriculi); it is regarded as the leading cause for ulcers worldwide. Patients with chronic atrophic gastritis may have an elevated risk of stomach cancer.
The study and treatment of conditions of the digestive system. A gastroenterologist diagnoses and treats disorders of the stomach, intestines, bowels and other structures, such as the liver, gall bladder, pancreas and esophagus. Gastroenterologists focus on maladies that include ulcers, jaundice, hepatitis and cancer.
This physician specializes in diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of various problems of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, liver, pancreas and gall bladder. These problems include peptic ulcer disease, swallowing disorders, colonic polyps and hepatitis.
The medical specialty devoted to the study, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the digestive system . These disorders may affect the esophagus (swallowing tube), stomach , small intestine , large intestine ( colon ), rectum , liver , gallbladder , or pancreas . See the entire definition of Gastroenterology
Diagnose and treat disorders of the digestive system, including the stomach, bowels, liver, gallbladder and related organs. They treat conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, and cancer. Gastroenterologists perform complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, and they consult with surgeons when abdominal operations are needed. Gastroenterology is a subspecialty of internal medicine.
Gastroenterology or gastrology is the medical specialty of digestive diseases. For example, disorders of the esophagus might be listed under "esophagus" and also included in a description of motility disorders (disorders of motor function). Diseases of the liver fall under the branch of hepatology, which is traditionally classified under the umbrella of gastroenterology.