The inflammation of the lining of the stomach

Reflux (GORD)


Gastric acid leaks up into the oesophagus

Hiatus Hernia


Stomach slip through the diaphragm into the chest



A serious complication of gastroesophageal reflux disease



Solid particles that form from bile cholesterol and bilirubin in the gallbladder

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis

Inflammation of the inner lining of the colon causing blood and mucous diarrhoea

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease

Inflammatory bowel disease that cause ulcers, fistulae, strictures & perforations



Condition of having multiple pouches (diverticula) in the colon


Gastro2019 is the Annual Academic Sessions of the Sri Lanka Society of Gastroenterology. It is the biggest Gastroenterology and Hepatology event in Sri Lanka.

The theme of this year’s “Translating the Full Scope of Recent GI Advances to Daily Clinical Practice”. The pre-congress Live Endoscopy workshop will be held on 18th July 2019, at National Hospital, Sri Lanka.

Gastro2019 will take place from 19th to 20th July 2019, at Hotel Galadari, Colombo, with an expert panel of speakers specializing in Luminal Gastroenterology & Hepatology.


Gastroenterological diseases at a glance...

GI Diseases

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