Category: Gastroenterology – GI

GI track

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a specialty branch of medicine pertaining to the diagnosis and treatment of GI diseases and conditions. The GI tract is highly complex, containing

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liver

Liver Biopsy

The liver is a vital organ plays a very important role in processing nutrients, creating new proteins, and removing wastes that the kidneys are incapable

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Gastroenteritis

Gastroenteritis

Most cases of gastroenteritis – especially those caused by a microorganism – do not require treatment, as symptoms typically resolve within a few days. However,

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Diverticular disease

Diverticular Disease

Diverticular disease is an umbrella term used to refer to two separate colon disorders – diverticulosis and diverticulitis. In diverticulosis, pouches form and bulge within

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Constipation

Constipation

Bowel movements vary in frequency among healthy people, ranging from three times per day to three times per week. Most people fall somewhere in between

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Colonoscopy

Colonoscopy

A colonoscopy is a procedure that allows a gastroenterologist to view the inner lining of a patient’s colon and rectum. The procedure is performed using

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endoscopy machine

Capsule Endoscopy

A capsule endoscopy is a diagnostic procedure used to view the inside of the GI tract – specifically the small intestine. Unlike traditional endoscopy procedures,

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