Although diseases of the digestive system may seem complex, all these problems can be easily solved with the correct diagnosis and treatment methods. In the gastroenterology departments of IstHealth Health Group, diseases related to the digestive system are treated with precision with specialist doctors and modern technologies.

Gastroenterology, the digestive canal, called the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine (colon) and rectum region diseases, liver diseases, gall bladder and urinary diseases, pancreatic diseases the study of diseases of the abdominal wall, i.e., the intra-abdominal organs except the kidneys and all the organs is a branch of science that is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of disease. In addition to the outpatient service in the gastroenterology departments of IstHealth Health Group hospitals, all gastroenterology procedures for diagnosis and treatment are performed in the endoscopy branch.

What does gastroenterology look at?
The gastroenterology department treats reflux complaints. In addition, colonoscopy can diagnose colon disorders and small bowel disorders. a cancer of the esophagus repairs damage caused by foreign bodies escaping into the esophagus or injuries caused by harmful substances drunk. Gastritis and ulcer treatments also concern the field of Gastroenterology. In other words, stomach problems are also the field of Gastroenterology. It also creates the removal of piercing and sinking foreign objects that escape into the stomach. Diagnosis of small bowel ulcers, small bowel diseases, biliary tract stones, biliary tract cancers and pancreatic diseases and cancers as neighboring organs and treatment of patients who have lost the chance of surgery are also carried out by gastroenterologists. Crohn’s disease, tuberculosis and problems with the large intestine are also related to the Department of Gastroenterology. In addition, hemorrhoids, anal fissure, rectal cancers, liver diseases, gallbladder, pancreatic diseases are also covered by the Department of Gastroenterology.

Gastroenterology doctors are doctors who specialize in the liver, gallbladder and biliary tract, digestive functions of the pancreas, and gastrointestinal tracts (esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines). Therefore, in the fields related to Gastroenterology, gastroenterologists are the ones who will determine the most accurate treatment.

Don’t underestimate the symptoms
In diseases in the field of gastoenterology, the most obvious symptoms include abdominal, heartburn, stomach pain, nausea, bitter water entering the mouths. Many people say, ” what’s good for nausea?”he can investigate and turn to the wrong practices. Anemia, hiccups, constipation, groin pain, bleeding in the breech, jaundice, black stools, difficulty swallowing are also symptoms of gastroenterological diseases. Different diseases can occur under these symptoms. Therefore, it may be necessary to consult gastroenterologists.

Gastroenterology diagnostic methods
Endoscopy, colonoscopy, biopsy, ERCP, gastroscopy, Ph-metri, sigmoidoscopy are used in gastroenterology. Endoscopy is the process of examining the esophagus, stomach and 12 finger intestines by entering the mouth. In the same way, colonoscopy can diagnose colon disorders and small bowel disorders.

Surgery Gastroenteoroloji
Surgery of good and malignant diseases can be performed in the organs of the digestive system. Gastroenterology Surgery, Gastroenterology, medical oncology, radiology, pathology and radiation oncology experts to explore approach offers; cancer, colitis, pancreatic, gall bladder, liver diseases, reflux, obesity surgery can be solved by technological methods.

About gastroenteorology treatments
Gastroenteorology problems have different diagnosis and treatment methods according to each organ. These methods can be listed as follows:

Esophagogastroduodenoscopy: this is the process of endoscopic evaluation of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum of the twelve fingers by entering through the mouth.

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a procedure that combines upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy and x-rays to treat problems of the bile and pancreatic ducts.

Colonoscopy: colonoscopy is the process of examining the large intestine through the breech, under a monitor with a fiberoptic camera under sedative medication or anesthesia.

Rectosigmoidoscopy: a thin bending instrument with a light source and camera is performed at the end of the last 30-40 cm of the large intestine, called the rectum and sigmoid colon. Another procedure for diagnosis is a liver needle biopsy.

Endoscopy treatment: foreign bodies in the esophagus, stomach and rectum can be removed through endoscopy.

Spark plug and balloon treatment: strictures formed in the esophagus can be expanded with the help of Spark Plug and balloon method. In addition, stent applications are also carried out in this region.

Band ligation: in esophageal varicose veins that develop due to cirrhosis of the liver, it is the process of vacuuming the bleeding vessel by entering it endoscopically to stop the bleeding and throwing a rubber band around it.

Polypectomy: this is the process of removing polyps by colonoscopy.

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