GI/Liver Secrets Plus / Edition 4

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Overview

GI/Liver Secrets Plus, 4th Edition, by Peter R. McNally, DO, FACP, FACG - a volume in the popular Secrets Series® - uses a convenient Q&A approach to provide rapid reference and review of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management. An expanded size and layout, user-friendly two-color page layout, question-and-answer approach, and list of the "Top 100 GI/Liver Secrets" make it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference. Updated coverage throughout equips you with all of the most current and essential knowledge in the field.

  • Uses bulleted lists, tables, boxes, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference.
  • Includes Key Points and memory aids in each chapter that make it perfect for board review or clinical reference.
  • Covers all of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management.
  • Features the new "Secrets PLUS" format - with an expanded size and layout, more information, and more visual elements - for easier review and an overall enhanced reference experience.
  • Contains new images and illustrations to provide more detail and offer a clearer picture of what is seen in practice.
  • Incorporates revisions throughout to provide you with an up-to-date overview of gastroenterology and hepatology, including new chapters on Esophageal and Stomach Pathology, Pathology of the Lower GI Tract, Gastroesophageal Reflux and Esophageal Hernias, and Surgery of Achalasia and Esophageal Cancer.
  • Offers reorganized and expanded sections covering the bowels and colon for more specific and easier reference: Small and Large Bowel Disorders; Colon Disorders; and General Symptoms and Conditions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323063975
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/19/2010
  • Series: Secrets Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 800
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Section 1 Esophagus

Chapter 1 Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia

Chapter 2 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Chapter3 Esophageal Causes of Chest Pain

Chapter 4 Achalasia

Chapter 5 Esophageal Cancer

Chapter 6 Esophagus: Anomalies, Infections, and Non-Acid Injuries

Chapter 7 Barrett’s Esophagus

Chapter 8 Esophageal and Stomach Pathology

Section II Stomach

Chapter 9 Gastritis

Chapter 10 Gastric Cancer

Chapter 11 Helicobacter Pylori and Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 12 Gastric Polyps and Thickened Gastric Folds

Chapter 13 Gastroparesis

Section III Liver and Biliary Tract Disorders

Chapter 14 Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests

Chapter 15 Viral Hepatitis

Chapter 16 Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis C Infection

Chapter 17 Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis B

Chapter 18 Autoimmune Hepatitis: Diagnosis and Pathogenesis

Chapter 19 Autoimmune Hepatitis: Treatment

Chapter 20 Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Chapter 21 Hepatitis Vaccines and Immunoprophylaxis

Chapter 22 Pregnancy and Liver Disease

Chapter 23 Rheumatologic Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Diseases

Chapter 24 Evaluation of Focal Liver Masses

Chapter 25 Drug-Induced Liver Disease

Chapter 26 Alcoholic Liver Disease

Chapter 27 Vascular Liver Disease

Chapter 28 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

Chapter 29 Liver Transplantation

Chapter 30 Ascites

Chapter 31 Liver Abscess

Chapter 32 Inheritable Forms of Liver Disease

Chapter 33 Liver Histopathology

Chapter 34 Hepatobiliary Cystic Disease

Chapter 35 Gallbladder: Stones, Sludge, and Polyps

Chapter 36 Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

Section IV Pancreatic Disorders

Chapter 37 Acute Pancreatitis

Chapter 38 Chronic Pancreatitis

Chapter 39 Pancreatic Cancer

Chapter 40 Cystic Disease of the Pancreas

Section V Small and Large Bowel Disorders

Chapter 41 Celiac Disease, Tropical Sprue, Whipple Disease, Lymphangestasia, Immunoproliferative Small Intestinal Disease, and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Chapter 42 Crohn’s Disease

Chapter 43 Ulcerative Colitis

Chapter 44 Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

Chapter 45 Bacterial Overgrowth

Section VI Colon Disorders

Chapter 46 Colon Cancer

Chapter 47 Constipation and Fecal Incontinence

Chapter 48 Diverticulitis

Chapter 49 Diseases of the Appendix

Chapter 50 Colitis: Pseudomembranous, Microscopic, and Radiation

Section VII General Symptoms and Conditions

Chapter 51 Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Hemorrhage

Chapter 52 Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding

Chapter 53 Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Chapter 54 Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain

Chapter 55 Evaluation of Acute Diarrhea

Chapter 56 Chronic Diarrhea

Chapter 57 AIDS and the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 58 Ischemic Bowel Disease

Chapter 59 Nutrition, Malnutrition, and Probiotics

Chapter 60 Pathology of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 61 Foreign Bodies and the Gastrointestinal Tract

Chapter 62 Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Chapter 63 Endoscopic Cancer Screening and Surveillance

Section VIII Multisystem Manifestations of GI Disease

Chapter 64 Rheumatologic Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

Chapter 65 Dermatologic Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

Chapter 66 Endocrine Aspects of Gastroenterology

Section IX Gastrointestinal Radiology

Chapter 67 Radiography and Radiographic-Fluoroscopic Contrast Examinations

Chapter 68 Interventional Radiography: Cross-Sectional Imaging Procedures

Chapter 69 Interventional Radiography: Fluoroscopic and Angiographic Procedures

Chapter 70 Noninvasive GI Imaging: Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Scanning

Chapter 71 Nuclear Imaging

Chapter 72 Endoscopic Ultrasound

Chapter 73 Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

Section X Surgery and the GI Tract

Chapter 74 Surgery: Gastroesophageal Refkux and Esophageal Hernias

Chapter 75 Surgery: Achalasia and Esophageal Cancer

Chapter 76 Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 77 Surgical Approach to the Acute Abdomen

Chapter 78 Colorectal Surgery: Polyposis Syndromes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Chapter 79 Bariatric Surgery

Chapter 80 Laproscopic Surgery

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