Overview

Traditional textbooks in this field have emphasized the basic sciences of pathology, biochemistry and physiology. Evidence-based Gastroenterology and Hepatology covers all the major diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, utilizing clinical epidemiology to present the strongest and most current evidence for interventions.

This second edition is edited and written by leading gastroenterologists from around the world, each chapter summarizes the evidence so that better ...

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Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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Overview

Traditional textbooks in this field have emphasized the basic sciences of pathology, biochemistry and physiology. Evidence-based Gastroenterology and Hepatology covers all the major diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and liver, utilizing clinical epidemiology to present the strongest and most current evidence for interventions.

This second edition is edited and written by leading gastroenterologists from around the world, each chapter summarizes the evidence so that better informed decisions will be made about which treatments to offer to patients.

"This is an extremely interesting and well-produced book [...] The Editors...are to be complimented for preparing the second edition of a book which differs significantly from many other gastrointestinal texts and...should be present in any specialised library frequented by gastroenterologists aiming to practise the best available clinical evidence."
Digestive and Liver Diseases

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781444347807
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/20/2011
  • Series: Evidence-Based Medicine , #60
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 824
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

John McDonald, Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Ontario, London Ontario, Coordinating Editor in the Cochrane Collaboration Steering Committee on methodology, and Past President of the Canadian College of Gastroenterology

Professor Andrew Burroughs MBChB Hons FRCP
Consultant Physician and Hepatologist, Royal Free Hospital, London, has an international reputation as a clinical and academic Hepatologist and has published widely in all areas of liver disease. He is a full time clinician and has been awarded a personal chair, as Professor of Hepatology in the University of London.

Brian Feagan is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Western Ontario. He holds cross-appointments in the Divisions of Internal Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology and Gastroenterology. He is a specialist in Internal Medicine with training in Clinical Epidemiology and Gastroenterology who has been the lead investigator in the design and implementation of randomized controlled trials since 1986. In addition to being an internationally recognized expert in the therapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Dr. Feagan has conducted trials on behalf of Industry and peer-reviewed agencies in a wide range of disease states. Dr. Feagan is interested in the evaluation of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQL) and has performed research on the operating properties of HRQL instruments.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Barrett's esophagus.

Esophageal motility disorders: achalasia and spastic motor disorders.

Ulcer disease and helicobacter pylori.

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced gastroduodenal toxicity.

Non-variceal gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

Functional dyspepsia.

Celiac disease.

Crohn's disease.

Ulcerative colitis.

Pouchitis after restorative proctocolectomy.

Microscopic and collagenous colitis.

Metabolic bone disease in gastrointestinal disorders.

Colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis: surveillance.

Colorectal cancer: population screening and surveillance.

Irritable bowel syndrome.

Clostridium difficile disease.

Ogilvie's syndrome.

Gallstone disease.

Acute pancreatitis.

Obesity.

Hepatitis C.

Hepatitis B.

Alcoholic liver disease.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Hemochromatosis and Wilson disease.

Primary biliary cirrhosis.

Autoimmune hepatitis.

Primary sclerosing cholangitis.

Portal hypertensive bleeding.

Ascites, hepatorenal syndrome and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis.

Hepatic encephalopathy.

Hepatocellular carcinoma.

Fulminant hepatic failure.

Liver transplantation: prevention and treatment of rejection.

Liver transplantation: prevention and treatment of infection.

Management of hepatitis B and C after liver transplantation

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