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What is gastroenterology?   

jauhar khan 
@jauhar123 | Posted 15 Mar. 2019

What is Gastroenterology? Tests and Procedures of it?

Gastroenterology is used to know the normal function and diseases of the stomach, esophagus, small intestine, colon and *****, pancreas, bile ducts, gallbladder, and liver. A gastroenterologist needs to have a specific understanding of the normal physiology of all the organs mentioned above as well as motility through the intestines and gastrointestinal field in order to maintain healthy digestion, removal of waste, absorption of nutrients, and metabolic processes.

Gastroenterology Tests and Procedures:

Abdominal angiogram:

An angiogram test was done with an imaging test that uses X-rays to examine at your blood vessels. It is done to control the conditions such as stretched, Weak, or enlarged portion of a blood vessel, Blockages, Narrowing of a blood vessel.

Abdominal ultrasound:

It is a noninvasive method used to evaluate the organs and structures within the abdomen. This involves the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, spleen, and abdominal aorta.

Abdominal X-ray:

X-rays use beams of energy that pass through body tissues to capture the particular ***** picture to know the detailed condition. They show images of internal tissues, bones, and organs to see the position of the patient's health.


An appendectomy is a surgery to eliminate the appendix when it is infected severely to the person which also is called appendicitis. Appendectomy is a common emergency surgery which comes due to drinking less water.

appendectomy for children:

It is a surgery to remove a child’s appendix. The appendix is a small pouch that’s joined to the large intestine which is on the lower right side of the abdomen. An appendectomy may be done as an open surgery that involves cutting into the belly and removing the appendix. Or it is made through one or several smaller cuts using a camera and small instruments called laparoscopic surgery. For more information, you can refer to the Gastroenterology journal that provides you with more information.