The branch of medical science concerned with the study of the physiology and pathology of the stomach, intestines, and related structures, such as the esophagus, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas.
This information from the Three Rivers Endoscopy Center offers medical transcriptionists the opportunity to become better informed in the medical specialty of gastroenterology in general, and gastrointestinal endoscopy specifically. This information was written (very well written) to inform patients, but it works well for the purpose of MTs gaining some basic knowledge on the various areas of gastro. By viewing and studying endoscopy images and the accompanying explanatory text you will get valuable knowledge that will undoubtedly help you when transcribing dictation. So, if you are wanting to gain new knowledge, refine, hone, or augment your existing knowledge in these areas, this information should help.
To go directly to the page with a menu of gastroenterology topics for review, please click here.
Medword sincerely thanks Three Rivers Endoscopy Center for their most generous permission to allow Medword to share their images and accompanying text with visitors to our site.