Gastroenterology focuses on diseases and disorders of the digestive system. This branch treats the diseases affects the gastrointestinal tract, including the organs from the mouth to the anus, which are placed aside the alimentary canal. Physicians who practice gastroenterology are called gastroenterologists.
Minimal Access Surgery
This surgery is done by making very small incision/s in the body, through which the surgeon inserts a telescope to which a tiny video camera is attached. This allows the surgeon to view the surgery on a monitor. An example of minimal access surgery is laparoscopy, which is performed to remove gallstones etc.