Gastroenterology is a specialised area of medicine that focuses on the GI tract. Some gastroenterologists treat general diseases of the GI. Others focus on a particular type of gastroenterology.
Some possible areas of emphasis are:
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These specialists primarily diagnose and treat GI diseases in both men and women.
They perform endoscopic procedures, in which they use specialised instruments to view the GI tract and make a diagnosis. They don’t perform surgery. In some cases, they may work closely with a GI surgeon. They primarily work in clinic or hospital settings.
The GI system:
Gastroenterologists can treat any part of this system.
Although the GI system includes the mouth, these specialists generally don’t provide care or services here. Instead, dentists and dental specialists focus on the health of the oral cavity.
Other parts of the GI system include the:
Proctologists also treat diseases of the rectum and anus.
These specialists treat a number of conditions affecting the GI system. This can include: