What is gastrointestinal surgery?
Gastrointestinal surgery is performed on the digestive system, and can be divided into upper GI surgery and lower GI surgery.
Upper GI surgery
Surgery on the oesophagus, stomach, and duodenum including pancreaticoduodenectomy, oesophagectomy and liver resection.
Lower GI surgery
Surgery on the small and large intestine, such as colectomy.