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POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases (Part 1 to 7) Combo Course

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 1: Introduction & Presenting Problems

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and associated systems like the hepatobiliary system, and form an important and integral part of practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through the food, water, drugs etc that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 4 hours

This course on Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. The subjects of gastroenterology as well as hepatology are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis etc with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts pertaining to the different parts of the system. This is the 1st part which deals with the basics of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system along with the most common presenting complaints.

  • 1. Introduction To the Gastrointestinal System   FREE  

    This module covers the basics and fundamentals of the anatomy and physiology of the Gastrointestinal system. A basic idea of the various pathologies that can occur in this system have also been covered.

    32 min
  • 2. Introduction To the Hepatobiliary System  

    This module talks about the basic anatomy and physiology of the hepatobiliary system. It includes the liver and the biliary system and emphasises upon the role of the hepatobiliary system in the functioning of the gastrointestinal system.

    25 min
  • 3. The Gastrointestinal System: Presenting Problems - Part 1  

    This module deals with the various presenting problems that a patient comes up with, when there is some pathology in the gastrointestinal system. In the end of every presenting problem, this module also explains the management strategies for the presenting complaint at hand.

    51 min
  • 4. The Gastrointestinal System: Presenting Problems - Part 2  

    This module deals with the various presenting problems that a patient comes up with, when there is some pathology in the gastrointestinal system. In the end of every presenting problem, this module also explains the management strategies for the presenting complaint at hand. The module is a continuation of the previous module on the presenting problems of the gastrointestinal system (Part 1).

    45 min
  • 5. The Hepatobiliary System: Presenting Problems  

    This module focuses on the presenting problems pertaining only to the hepatobiliary system. In the end of every presenting problem, this module also explains the management strategies for the presenting complaint at hand.

    60 min

Importance: Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology. In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefit: The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 2: Oral Cavity & Oesophagus

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and associated systems like the hepatobiliary system, and form an important and integral part of practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through the food, water, drugs etc that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 4 hours

This course on Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. The subjects of gastroenterology as well as hepatology are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis etc with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts corresponding to the different parts of the system. This is the 2nd part of the course which deals with the disorders of the oral cavity, salivary glands and the oesophagus.

  • 1. Disorders of the Oral Cavity & Salivary Glands   FREE  

    This module explores the various diseases and disorders of the oral cavity and those pertaining to the salivary glands that are encountered in a patient by medical professionals in the department of gastroenterology, along with their clinical presentation, investigations and management, dealt with in depth.

    43 min
  • 2. Diseases of the Oesophagus: Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease  

    This module deals with a common disorder of the oesophagus – Gastro Oesophageal Reflux Disease. It is explained thoroughly with emphasis upon the epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, signs and symptoms, investigations, management and complications of the disease.

    50 min
  • 3. Diseases of the Oesophagus: Barrett's Oesophagus  

    This module talks about a pre malignant and a precancerous state of the oesophagus – Barrett’s Oesophagus. The epidemiology, risk factors, aetiology, pathogenesis, histology, diagnosis, management and poor prognostic factors of this disease have been discussed in detail.

    35 min
  • 4. Diseases of the Oesophagus: Oesophageal Carcinoma  

    This module delves deep into the features of Oesophageal Carcinoma. Carcinoma of the oesophagus, being the sixth leading cause of cancer related mortality and the eighth most common cancer worldwide, has been discussed in detail, describing it’s epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology, genetics, diagnosis, staging, management and prognosis.

    40 min
  • 5. Diseases of the Oesophagus: Oesophageal Tumors  

    This module talks about the epithelial and non-epithelial oesophageal tumors. Epithelial tumors include - Malignant epithelial tumors which are Small Cell Carcinoma and Malignant Melanoma, and Benign epithelial tumors which are Squamous papilloma, Adenoma and Inflammatory fibroid polyp. Non Epithelial Tumors include- Malignant non epithelial tumors that are Lymphoma and Sarcomas (Leiomyosarcomas, Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Fibrosarcoma, Liposarcoma, Fibrous Histiocytoma, Kaposi’s Sarcoma, Choriocarcinoma), Metastases and Benign Non Epithelial Tumors (Leiomyoma, Granular Cell Tumor, Fibrovascular Polyp, Hamartoma, Hemangioma, Lipoma).

    48 min
  • 6. Diseases of the Oesophagus: Oesophageal Motility Disorders  

    The last module in this part deals with the Oesophageal Motility Disorders where the aetiology, epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of Primary Oesophageal Motility Disorders - Achalasia and Diffuse or Distal Oesophageal Spasm are discussed in detail. The structural issues leading to Oesophageal Dysmotility are also taken up at the end of this module.

    21 min

Importance: Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology. In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefit: The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 3: Stomach & Small Intestine

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and associated systems like the hepatobiliary system, and form an important and integral part of practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through the food, water, drugs etc that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 14.5 hours

This course on Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. The subjects of gastroenterology as well as hepatology are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis etc with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts corresponding to the different parts of the system. This is the 3rd part of the course which deals with the disorders of the stomach and small intestine.

  • 1. Disorders of the Stomach: Functional Disorders   FREE  

    This module initiates the exploration of disorders of the stomach that are encountered in a patient by medical professionals in the department of gastroenterology, with the functional disorders of the stomach. Functional Vomiting, Functional Dyspepsia, Gastroparesis, Dumping Syndrome & Rapid Gastric Emptying are discussed in detail.

    39 min
  • 2. Disorders of the Stomach: Tumors of the Stomach  

    This module deals with the 2 major cancers of the stomach – Gastric Carcinoma & Gastric Lymphoma. They are explained thoroughly with emphasis upon the epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, genetics, clinical presentation, diagnosis, staging, management and prevention of the diseases.

    42 min
  • 3. Disorders of the Stomach: Peptic Ulcer Disease  

    This module talks about a common disease of the stomach – Peptic Ulcer Disease. The definitions, epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, management and complications of this disease have been discussed in detail. Also included is a brief discussion on Stress Ulcers and Refractory Ulcers and their management.

    33 min
  • 4. Disorders of the Stomach: Gastritis & Gastropathies  

    This module delves deep into the features of Gastritis and various gastropathies including Reactive Gastropathy, Portal Hypertensive Gastropathy and Hyperplastic Gastropathy. They have been discussed in detail, describing their differences, classification, aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.

    54 min
  • 5. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Obstruction of the Small Intestine  

    This module initiates discussion on the disorders of small intestine, starting with its obstruction. Obstruction of the Small Intestine or Small Bowel Obstruction has been talked about in detail with its epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.

    32 min
  • 7. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Reactions to Food  

    This module talks about a very common ailment of the small intestine – Reactions to Food. It entails detailed discussion on Intolerance to Food, Hypersensitivity to Food and Poisoning of Food. The definitions, aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of all these diseases are included.

    41 min
  • 11. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Whipple’s Disease  

    This module delves deep into the features of Whipple’s Disease. It has been discussed in detail, describing the history, epidemiology, aetiology, pathology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and management of the disease.

    33 min
  • 12. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Short Bowel Syndrome  

    This module talks about Short Bowel Syndrome which is an inadequate absorption of ingested nutrients resulting from a surgical procedure in which a considerable length of the intestinal tract has been removed or bypassed. The aetiology, pathophysiology, intestinal adaptation, complications, surgical management and prognosis of this disease are included.

    36 min
  • 13. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Tropical Sprue  

    This module deals with a major cause of malabsorption in tropical countries - Tropical Sprue. The definition, history, epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology, histopathology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of this disease are included.

    32 min
  • 16. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth  

    This module deals with Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth which is a situation where an increase in the numbers and/or change in the type of bacteria in the small intestine results in clinical consequences. The definition, pathogenesis, aetiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of this disease are included.

    26 min
  • 17. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Abdominal Tuberculosis  

    This module delves deep into the features of Abdominal Tuberculosis. It is discussed in detail, describing the epidemiology, aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of the diseases. Also included are discussions on conditions which mimic gastrointestinal tuberculosis and the differences between gastrointestinal tuberculosis and Crohn’s Disease.

    34 min
  • 20. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Protein Losing Gastroenteropathy  

    This module delves deep into the features of Protein Losing Gastroenteropathy, which is an abnormal loss of protein into the gastrointestinal tract. It is discussed in detail, describing the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of the disease. Also included are discussions on the diseases associated with Protein Losing Gastroenteropathy including Diseases without Mucosal Erosions or Ulcerations, Diseases with Mucosal Erosions or Ulcerations and the Diseases with Lymphatic Obstruction or Elevated Lymphatic Pressure.

    59 min
  • 22. Disorders of the Small Intestine: Intestinal Ulcerations  

    This module deals with Intestinal Ulcerations, which includes Nonspecific or Idiopathic Small Intestinal Ulceration and Ulceration Induced by NSAIDs. The aetiology, pathology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management of these ulcerations are discussed.

    30 min

Importance:

a. Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology. In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system.

b. Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefit:

A. The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease.

B. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 4: Colon & Rectum

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and associated systems like the hepatobiliary system, and form an important and integral part of practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through the food, water, drugs etc that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 7 hours

This course on Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. The subjects of gastroenterology as well as hepatology are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis etc with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts corresponding to the different parts of the system. This is the 4th part of the course which deals with the disorders of the colon and small rectum.

  • 1. Disorders of the Colon & Rectum: Crohn’s Disease - Part 1   FREE  

    This module initiates the discussion on disorders of the colon and rectum that are encountered frequently in the department of gastroenterology, with the most common inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn’s Disease. This part of the module includes the epidemiology, aetiopathogenesis, pathology and clinical presentation of Crohn’s Disease discussed in detail.

    54 min
  • 4. Disorders of the Colon & Rectum: Polyps & Polyposis Syndromes  

    This module deals with the Polyps and Polyposis Syndromes. Classifications of colorectal polyps, Neoplastic colorectal Polyps, Neoplastic polyposis syndromes, Non neoplastic colorectal polyps, Non neoplastic colorectal polyposis syndromes and Hereditary mixed polyposis syndrome are explained thoroughly with emphasis upon the aetiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management for each of them.

    52 min
  • 5. Disorders of the Colon and Rectum: Defecation Disorders  

    This module delves deep into the features of various Defecation Disorders including Constipation, Melanosis coli, Faecal impaction, Megacolon and Ogilvie’s syndrome or Acute Colonic Pseudo Obstruction. They have been discussed in detail, describing their aetiology, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management.

    50 min
  • 6. Disorders of Colon and Rectum: Anorectal Problems  

    This module talks about some of common Anorectal Problems including – Faecal Incontinence, Anal Fissure and Fistula In Ano. It entails detailed discussion on the definitions, aetiopathogenesis, clinical assessment, diagnosis, and management of all these diseases.

    42 min
  • 7. Disorders of Colon and Rectum: Haemorrhoids  

    This module deals with another important anorectal disease - Haemorrhoids. Internal and External Haemorrhoids are explained thoroughly with emphasis upon their aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, investigations and management.

    25 min
  • 8. Disorders of Colon & Rectum: Diverticulosis  

    This module talks about another important ailment of the colon and rectum – Diverticulosis. Classification, pathogenesis, clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of diverticulosis are included.

    26 min
  • 9. Disorders of Colon & Rectum: Colorectal Cancer  

    The last module in this part deals with Colorectal Cancer, where its global epidemiology, risk factors, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and investigations, management & prognosis, and prevention and screening are discussed in detail.

    36 min

Importance:

a. Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology. In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system.

b. Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefit:

A. The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease.

B. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 5: Liver & Biliary Tract

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and associated systems like the hepatobiliary system, and forms an important and integral part of the practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through food, water, drugs, etc. that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 11 hours

This course on Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems. The subjects of gastroenterology, as well as hepatology, are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis, etc with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts corresponding to the different parts of the system. This is the 5th part of the course which deals with the disorders of the Liver and the biliary tract.

  • 1. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Liver Infections   FREE  

    The module begins with a discussion of the various types of liver infections that we encounter in the gastroenterology department, such as the various types of hepatitis, introducing the pathology behind viral hepatitis, their aetiology, mode of transmission of the various variants, diagnosis, management, and complications of viral hepatitis. It then goes into detail on liver abscesses before concluding with a talk about HIV and the liver.

    26 min
  • 2. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Hepatitis  

    This module deals with the in depth discussion of different forms of Hepatitis with their epidemiology, clinical presentation, investigations, management and prevention. The module includes key paragraphs from the World Health Organization's (WHO) statement on the subject.

    63 min
  • 3. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Liver Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension  

    This module covers the aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic investigations, complications, and management of Cirrhosis of the Liver and Portal Hypertension, as well as their aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic investigations, complications, and management. The session concludes with a review of what happens when Portal Hypertension persists despite management efforts for a long time.

    45 min
  • 7. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Drug Induced Liver Injury  

    This module discusses the different patterns of hepatotoxicity. It will be covering up drug-induced Hepatocellular injury, Drug-induced cholestatic injury, Hepatic venous outflow obstruction, damage to hepatic sinusoids, risk factors in the development of drug-induced liver injury, diagnosis of drug-induced liver injury and management of drug-induced liver injury.

    27 min
  • 10. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Vascular Liver Diseases - Venous Insufficiency  

    This module covers Venous Insufficiency, the second among the three types of Vascular Liver Diseases. It expounds the diseases which are characterized by interference with venous drainage of the liver including Budd chiari syndrome, Congestive hepatopathy, Idiopathic sinusoidal dilatation and Peliosis hepatis, Sinusoidal obstruction syndrome and lastly, Nodular regenerative hyperplasia of the liver.

    46 min
  • 12. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Cholestatic Diseases  

    This module digs into gall bladder illnesses, specifically those caused by Cholestasis. It focuses on the phenomenon of Cholestasis and the two forms in which the disease exhibits itself namely; Hereditary cholestatic diseases and Acquired cholestatic diseases.

    64 min
  • 13. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Biliary Diseases  

    This module on the disorders of the Biliary System emphasizes on the detailed discussion of the disease conditions which fall under Intrahepatic biliary disease, Extrahepatic biliary disease. The session concludes with a discussion on Cholangitis and its classification.

    42 min
  • 14. Disorders of Liver & Biliary Tract: Cancer & Tumors in the Biliary System  

    This being the last module of the Disorders of Liver and Biliary Tract, covers the most widespread and deadly disease globally: Cancer. It focuses on both benign gallbladder tumours and potentially malignant cancers of the biliary system including the Carcinoma of the gallbladder, Cholangiocarcinoma or Carcinoma of the bile duct and Carcinoma of the Ampulla of Vater

    33 min

Importance

a. Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary systems are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology.  In such situations, it is important for future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system.

b. Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

 

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

 

Course Benefits

A. The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease.

B. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and research in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

 

C. Quiz questions are provided at the end of each module to help you test your knowledge and pique your interest in studying.

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases Part 6: Pancreas, Peritoneum & Topics Involving whole Git

Gastroenterology deals with the gastrointestinal tract and the hepatobiliary system, and forms an important and integral part of practice of medicine. It is imperative for a medical student to be well acquainted with the diseases of the gastrointestinal system primarily because this system practically forms the basis of life as it links the internal world of the body to the external world through the food, water, drugs etc. that are taken in from the external world and assimilated and utilized to maintain every single cell of the internal world.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 5 hours

This course on gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covers almost all diseases and disorders of different parts of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system. the subjects of gastroenterology as well as hepatology are vast and complex, even when considered individually. This course provides the learners comprehensible content on each and every part of the gastrointestinal tract and the liver, its disorders, their presenting complaints, clinical assessment, diagnosis etc. with the aim to make an undergraduate learner grasp each and every concept thoroughly and deeply. This course is divided into multiple parts corresponding to the different parts of the system. This is the 6th part of the course which deals with the disorders of the pancreas, peritoneum & some topics involving the whole GIT.

  • 1. Developmental Pancreatic Abnormalities   FREE  

    The module elaborates upon Congenital Pancreatic abnormalities, different Developmental Defects of the pancreas like Pancreatic Agenesis, Annular Pancreas, Pancreas Divisum, Ectopic Pancreas, Pancreaticobiliary Malunion and Congenital cysts of the pancreas, have been discussed in terms of their aetiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, diagnosis and management.

    22 min
  • 2. Hereditary & Genetic Pancreatic Conditions  

    This module introduces the terms hereditary disorder and genetic disorders and discusses the hereditary disorders of the pancreas like Cystic Fibrosis, Hereditary Pancreatitis and Shwachman Diamond Syndrome. and the genetic disorders pertaining to the pancreas like- Johanson-Blizzard Syndrome and Pearson’s Marrow-Pancreas Syndrome.

    26 min
  • 3. Pancreatitis  

    This module deals with Pancreatitis. throwing light upon its types- acute and chronic pancreatitis. The first part talks about Acute pancreatitis, in terms of its classification aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentation diagnosis and management. The second part details chronic pancreatitis.

    36 min
  • 4. Cancer & Tumors in Pancreas  

    This module focuses on Cancer and Tumors of pancreas. It mainly deals with Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas, Cystic, Non-endocrine and Neuroendocrine tumors, its aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentations, diagnosis and management.

    22 min
  • 5. Diseases of the Peritoneum  

    This module on Peritoneum and its diseases emphasizes on the Peritonitis its classification, stages, clinical presentation, management, complications and in the end its prognosis.

    17 min
  • 6. Infections of the Gastrointestinal  

    The module introduces the Infections of the Gastrointestinal tract and covers viral, bacterial and lastly fungal infections. It also elaborates upon Gastroenteritis its classification, aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical presentations.

    28 min
  • 7. Radiation Injury to the GIT  

    This module talks about Radiation Injury to the GIT. It highlights different aspects of Radiation injury to the GIT like Radiation injury to Oespohagus, Stomach, Small intestine, Large intestine and their Management.

    24 min
  • 8. Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases: Clinical Aspect part 1  

    This module deals with the Clinical aspect of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases. It begins with the History taking in Cases of Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases and then discusses the General physical examination and examination of the alimentary canal. This part mainly highlights Inspection and Palpation.

    47 min

Importance

a.  Diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system are mostly silent until they have significantly advanced in pathology.  In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology in the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system.

b.  Patients often neglect or find themselves delaying reporting gastrointestinal issues, often taking them as manageable. Therefore, it is important to understand diseases of the gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary system so that the learner may be able to grasp these diseases as well as their complications.

 

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefits

A. The course deals with the most important gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases covered in a way that the learner will be able to relate them with normal physiology and understand the deviation from normal which led to the development of the given disease.

B. Each module has been incorporated with the latest advancements and researches in the field of gastroenterology diseases to allow the learner to upgrade the conceptual knowledge as well as update himself/ herself with the latest facts and figures.

 

C. Quiz questions are provided at the end of each module to help you test your knowledge and pique your interest in studying.

POM: GASTROINTESTINAL & HEPATOBILIARY DISEASES PART 7: HOMEOPATHIC THERAPEUTICS

“The road to health is paved with good intestines.” This quote by Sherry A Rogers very well indicates the importance of healthy functioning of the Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary system. Most of our clinical practice is filled with such cases and thus it becomes essential for us to be well acquainted with the management of these conditions. Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary diseases affect the quality of life of a person and make them miserable to live with. This course aims to discuss the important homeopathic medicines, along with some rare homeopathic medicines indicated for the management of a number of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary diseases.

Author : Dr. Rashi,Dr. Ria Thukral
Course Duration: 8 hours

This course primarily deals with the Homeopathic therapeutics for a number of clinically important Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary conditions and diseases. It discusses the most often prescribed Homeopathic medicines along with some rare Homeopathic medicines for each disorder including the indications for each of them. This course will not only increase the learner’s knowledge regarding the scope of Homeopathic medicines in the management of a number of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary diseases but also widen the horizon on some rare, acute and short acting remedies.

  • 9. Homeopathic therapeutics for Gastrointestinal diseases - Part 5  

    This module is in continuation with the previous module and talks about the indications of Homeopathic medicines in cancerous conditions of Gastrointestinal Diseases like Carcinoma of the pancreas, Carcinoma of the liver & gall bladder and lastly, Colorectal cancer.

    31 min

Importance

a. Diseases of the Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary system are mostly neglected or are given less importance until they significantly advance in pathology.  In such situations it is important for the future medical practitioners to be thorough with each and every sign and symptom which indicates some pathology pertaining to Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary system and also be able to manage it efficiently using the knowledge of our Homeopathic Materia Medica and choosing the best indicated homeopathic medicine for the disease condition.

 

Beneficiaries: UG/PG Students

Course Benefits

A. The course deals with the most important Homeopathic medicines along with some rare Homeopathic medicines specific for Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary disease conditions. The peculiarities, along with some case studies are also included for better understanding and easy learning.

B. Each module has been incorporated with quotes from masters of Homeopathy, along with pictures of drugs and disease conditions which make it more interesting and informative.  

C. Quiz questions are provided at the end of each module to help you test your knowledge and develop your interest in studying.

POM: Gastrointestinal & Hepatobiliary Diseases (Part 1 to 7) Combo Course
This course includes:

  76 Modules      

  76 Quizes          

   Certificate Of Completion

   Course Validity : 365 days


$87.48 $174.83

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