Gastroenterology is a surgical speciality that focus on abdominal organs including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder & bileducts and often the thyroid gland depending on they also deal with diseases involving the skin,breast,soft tissue.
Laparoscopic surgery (minimal invasive Surgery)is a modern surgical technique in which operations are performed for from their location through small incisions else where in the body.
Key hole surgery is the use of a laparoscope along optic cable system which allows viewing of the affected area by snaking the cable from a more distant but more easily accessible location.
Advantages of Laparoscopic Surgery vs open procedure
In laparoscopy, there is reduced hemorrhage, small incision, less pain, less hospital stay (short recovery time), reduced infections compare to open procedure.
Gastro intestinal surgery
- Biliary tract diseases-Gallbladder stone,infection,Common bile duct Stone
- Complex gastro intestinal problems like peritonitis, obstruction, perforations, enterocutaneous fistula, piles, bleeding ,appendicitis
- Burns, head injury, hernias, undescended testis, intestinal obstruction.