SMALL INTESTINE AND COLORECTAL SURGERY
Disorders of the small and large intestine form the major bulk of the diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Cancers of the colon and rectum are the commonest malignancies found in the GI tract. The treatment entails resection of the diseased part along with clearance of the adjacent lymph nodes. This is followed by restoration of intestinal continuity by means of an anatomises. Other common diseases include intestinal obstruction, perforations, diverticulitis and lower GI bleeds. Many of these diseases can be tackled laparoscopically as well.