GI Surgery

Gastrointestinal Surgery is super-specialized branch in medicine where Surgical Gastroenterologist or GI Surgeon have expertize in the field of diseases which affect the gastrointestinal tract along with liver,pancreas & gallbladder
Today is the era of Laparoscopic Surgery & most of the digestive surgeries are being done laparoscopically. Now we have enough evidence in the literature which suggest that even GI Cancer surgery can also be done laparoscopically with same long term survival rate as compared to open surgery

Common Symptoms of Digestive Disorders                         
Indigestion/Flatulence (Gas) & Heartburn
Jaundice (yellowish discoloration of skin & Yellow urine)
Difficulty in Swallowing (Dysphagia)
Hematemesis (Blood in Vomitus)
Melena (Black Stools)
Fresh bleeding from rectum
Weight loss/Loss of appetite
Abdomen pain
Lump or Swelling over abdomen

Laparoscopic Surgeries
Lap Cholecystectomy
Lap Appendectomy
Lap CBD exploration for Common Bile Duct Stones
Lap Fundoplication for GERD
Lap Hellers Myotomy for Achalasia Cardia
Lap Cysto-gastrostomy/jejunostomy for Pseudocyst pancreas
Lap Pancreatic Necrosectomy for Pancreatic necrosis
Diagnostic Laparoscopy for the evaluation of obscure abdominal complaints
Lap Splenectomy
Lap Colectomies for Benign & Colon Cancer
Lap Anterior Resection/ APR for Cancer Rectum

GI Cancer Surgery
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for oesophageal cancer. Oesophagus is mobilized thoracoscopically and stomach tube is prepared laparoscopically. After cancer is resected oesophago-gastric anastomosis is done in neck
Radical Gastrectomy for cancer stomach. Depending on the location of cancer distal, sub-total or total gastrectomy is done
Whipple Procedure is done for a group of tumor located at peri-ampullary region called as peri-ampullary tumors. These includes Distal CBD cancer, pancreatic head cancer & peri-ampullary duodenum
Liver Resection is done most commonly for HCC (Hepato-cellular Carcinoma) & Colo-Rectal Liver Mets. Different types of liver resection are done depending on the location of cancer
Radical Cholecystectomy is surgery for gallbladder cancer, Gall-bladder is removed along with the liver wedge & lymphadenectomy is done
Radical Colectomy for Colon Cancer
Anterior Resection & APR for Rectal cancer