Neuropsicologia - Clinica Gruppioni Bologna

Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology is a specialty that cares for the functions and the pathologies of the abdominal and thoracic organs. These organs are responsible for the processes of the entire digestive tract and the pancreas. It comes through endoscopic procedures, too. It has vast areas of particularly skills, as problems and diseases of the entire digestive system are, in fact, more and more numerous and with specific peculiarities.


Patient ask for the gastroenterologist for a wide range of problems. The specialistic visit is the first phase for evaluating the patient’s clinical situation. It may be required for a particularly large number of symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, abdominal pain (classic stomach ache), constipation, sudden digestive difficulties, diarrhea, and evacuation bleedi
Through a probe that sends ultrasounds, the ultrasound physician is able to “see” within the human body. During the execution of the ultrasound, the area to be examined is dampened with a non-toxic gel, which permits better transmission of ultrasound through the human body.
Specialist Visits of I Level Gastroenterology (Definition of Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment Plan)

• Specialist level II visits for the following specific pathologies: esophagus (including gastroesophageal reflux, motility disorders, eosinophilic esophagitis), stomach (peptic ulcer, gastritis, Helicobacter pylori infection), colon (polyps, Colon cancer, diverticulas)

• Personal, family and hereditary risk assessment for digestive tumors (colon cancer, stomach tumors, esophagus tumors)

• Hereditary syndromes (familial adenomatosis polyps, Lynch syndrome or HNPCC)

• Chronic intestinal inflammatory diseases (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative reticitis, indeterminate colitis, microscopic colitis)

• Celiac disease

• Pancreatic Diseases

• Constipation, incontinence, hemorrhoids 

• Acute digestive disorders

• Operative endoscopy procedures (sclerotherapy and varicose veins, complex polypectomy, mucosectomy)