Gastro – Intestinal Surgery usually meant to include complex surgical procedures of Gastro – intestinal tract.
Gastro – Intestinal Diseases comprise of the complete digestive tract , from food pipe to Arums and organs those assist in Various mechanisms in the process of digestion Gastro – Intestinal System is the most complicated system of Human body. There are a lot of anatomical variations and the Physiology of the Digestive tract attracts lot of researchers to explain the functioning of this system.
The list of diseases of Gastro – Intestinal Diseases is so vast that it is difficult to explain them in an article. However I am making an attempt to explain some of the Dysfunctions and diseases which comes under the preview of Gastro-Intestinal Surgery. It’s an attempt to explain to common people about Gastro -Intestinal Surgery which is a part of General Surgery curriculum and still remains the most vital part of the post graduate curriculum till date.
Gastro – Intestinal Surgery usually meant to include complex surgical procedures of Gastro – intestinal tract. As an example spleno- renal shunts for portal Hypertension total Proctocolectomy with reconstruction etc, were done by surgeon’s trained in gastro intestinal surgery.
However all the organs inside the abdomen, including Abdominal and Inguinal Hernia now comes under the preview of Gastro –Intestinal Surgery and Gastro – Intestinal Cancer Surgery in the current scenario.
The Result and outcome of the Surgery performed on Gastro – Intestinal tract takes the priority over Specialties which perform the procedures.
It has been noticed that some surgeon’s (dealing with Gastro – Intestinal surgery) have become focused on different parts of the digestive tract e.g. Hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases, colorectal surgery, coloproctology, Bariatric Surgery etc.
Diseases of the Gastro – Intestinal tract, Which require surgery, because the list of diseases and the surgical procedures performed is much bigger then as the Gastro – Intestinal Tract itself. In crude terms for which surgery is the solution can be divided into, INFECTIVE & MALIGNANT disease. All these variant can affect the Gastro – Intestinal system From esophagus to Anus, Liver Gall Bladder, pancreas, spleen etc.
Many of the major surgical procedures of Gastro – Intestinal tract involve the risk of septic as one of the most challenging post-operative complication. It’s important to mention that with the advent of newer technology with highest level of precision the post operative morbidity and mortality rates have decreased significantly.
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