Gastrointestinal Physiology / Edition 1

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Overview

A system- and disease-based approach to the aspects of gastrointestinal pathophysiology, essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. Bridging the gap between basic science and clinical medicine, this text provides students with a solid understanding of symptom identification and the underlying disease mechanism. Features clinical pearls, learning objectives, study questions, algorithms, and key concepts highlighting the presentation in each chapter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071423106
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/17/2005
  • Series: LANGE Physiology Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Sales rank: 937,323
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Kim E. Barrett, PhD

Professor of Medicine and Vice-Chair for Research

Department of Medicine

Chair, Biomedical Sciences PhD Program

University of California, San Diego

San Diego, California

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Table of Contents


Section I. The Integrated Response to a Meal
1. Functional Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal Tract
2. Neurohumoral Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function


Section II. Intestinal Secretory Functions
3. Gastric Secretion
4. Pancreatic and Salivary Secretion
5. Water and Electrolyte Absorption and Secretion
6. Intestinal Mucosal Immunology and Ecology


Section III. Motility
7. Esophageal Motility
8. Gastric Motility
9. Intestinal Motility


Section IV. Transport and Metabolic Functions of the Liver
10. Functional Anatomy of the Liver and Biliary System
11. Bile Formation and Secretion
12. Gallbladder Function
13. Bilirubin and Other Excretory Functions of the Liver
14. Ammonia and Urea


Section V. Digestion and Absorption
15. Carbohydrate, Protein, and Water-Soluble Vitamin Assimilation
16. Lipid Assimilation

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