What is a Gastro Surgery?

A human digestive system is a complicated system which can be disturbed by diseases, diet, and emotional stress, while some digestive problems can be settled with medicine and lifestyle changes. Gastrointestinal ultrasound provides more detailed images of the digestive system than other imaging studies. It allows physicians to examine your esophageal and stomach linings, as well as your upper and lower digestive tract.

Digestive system works having a primary goal, it helps to break food and absorb. It is also known as gastrointestinal (GI) tract, it includes mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine. The tiny gland in a human mouth, esophagus, stomach and small intestine, produce digestive juices to help the digestive system.


Types of Gastro Surgery

By using minimally invasive techniques, experts at Sentara Hospital treat a variety of Gastro problems.

  • Colon/Rectum
  • Hernias
  • Gallbladder
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Bariatric or weight loss surgeries are the gastric bypasses, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band and biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch.

Gastric surgery care at Sentara Hospital

Sentara Hospital provides expert Gastric surgical solutions and after surgery care. Our Experienced surgeons provide complete solutions for Gastro problems.