Basic information

Gastroenterology is a branch of medicine that studies the diseases of the abdominal organs. As a subspecialty of internal medicine, the specialty is focused on the diagnosis, non-surgical treatment, and prevention of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small and large intestines) and the accessory organs such as the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Among the most typical diseases of the abdominal organs are ulcers, liver diseases such as hepatitis and cirrhosis, inflammatory bowel disease, digestive disorders, etc.