The gastroenterology specialty dedicates itself to the treatment of diseases associated with the digestive system, in other words, oesophagus, stomach, intestines, liver, vesicle and pancreas.
The consultation with the gastroenterologist investigates the clinical history of the patient, objective exam, complementary exams prescriptions (some being even done in the clinic) and analyses. Based on that it is discussed with the patient the diagnostic as well as the therapeutic orientation and treatment.
The goal is always to control all symptoms with a minimum intake of medication. Instructions about the most important points of the day to day of the patient is given, regarding all diet habits and lifestyle. The integration with technics of complementary medicine is also highlighted by the doctor.