Harrison's Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 2e / Edition 2

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Overview

Gastroenterology – as only Harrison’s can cover it

Featuring a superb compilation of chapters related to gastroenterology that appear in Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Eighteenth Edition, this concise, full-color clinical companion delivers the latest knowledge in the field backed by the scientific rigor and authority that have defined Harrison’s. You will find content from renowned editors and contributors in a carry-anywhere presentation that is ideal for the classroom, clinic, ward, or exam/certification preparation.

Features

  • Complete coverage of must-know gastroenterology and hepatology topics, including cardinal manifestations of disease, differential diagnosis and diagnostic evaluation, management of diseases and disorders, obesity, nutrition, and eating disorders
  • Reflects the most current advances in genetics, cell biology, pathophysiology, and treatment
  • Integration of pathophysiology with clinical management
  • 107 high-yield questions and answers drawn from Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine Self-Assessment and Board Review, 18e
  • Content updates and new developments since the publication of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e
  • 60 chapters written by physicians who are recognized experts in the field of gastroenterology
  • Helpful appendix of laboratory values of clinical importance
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071814881
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 6/7/2013
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 784
  • Sales rank: 768,271
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Dan L. Longo, MD

Scientific Director

National Institute on Aging

National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland

Anthony S. Fauci, MD

Chief, Laboratory of Immunoregulation

Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National Institutes of Health. In 2008, Dr. Fauci was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Nation's highest civil award.

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

SECTION I CARDINAL MANIFESTATIONS OF GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE

1 Abdominal Pain William Silen Silen, William 2

2 Oral Manifestations of Disease Samuel C. Durso Durso, Samuel C. 8

3 Atlas of Oral Manifestations of Disease Jane C. Atkinson Atkinson, Jane C. 21

4 Dysphagia Raj K. Goyal Goyal, Raj K. 27

5 Nausea, Vomiting, and Indigestion William L. Hasler Hasler, William L. 33

6 Diarrhea and Constipation Joseph A. Murray Murray, Joseph A. 42

7 Weight Loss Carol M. Reife Reife, Carol M. 58

8 Gastrointestinal Bleeding Loren Laine Laine, Loren 62

9 Jaundice Marshall M. Kaplan Kaplan, Marshall M. 68

10 Abdominal Swelling and Ascites Roshini Rajapaksa Rajapaksa, Roshini 77

SECTION II EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH ALIMENTARY TRACT SYMPTOMS

11 Approach to the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease Chung Owyang Chung, Owyang 84

12 Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Mark Topazian Topazian, Mark 94

SECTION III DISORDERS OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT

13 Diseases of the Esophagus Raj K. Goyal Goyal, Raj K. 112

14 Peptic Ulcer Disease and Related Disorders John Del Valle Del Valle, John 125

15 Disorders of Absorption Henry J. Binder Binder, Henry J. 152

16 Inflammatory Bowel Disease Richard S. Blumberg Blumberg, Richard S. 174

17 Irritable Bowel Syndrome Chung Owyang Chung, Owyang 196

18 Diverticular Disease and Common Anorectal Disorders Susan L. Gearhart Gearhart, Susan L. 203

19 Mesenteric Vascular Insufficiency Susan L. Gearhart Gearhart, Susan L. 213

20 Acute Intestinal Obstruction William Silen Silen, William 218

21 Acute Appendicitis and Peritonitis William Silen Silen, William 222

SECTION IV INFECTIONS OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT

22 Acute Infectious Diarrheal Diseases and Bacterial Food Poisoning Stephen B. Calderwood Calderwood, Stephen B. 228

23 Clostridium Difficile-Associated Disease, Including Pseudomembranous Colitis Stuart Johnson Johnson, Stuart 238

24 Intraabdominal Infections and Abscesses Dennis L. Kasper Kasper, Dennis L. 244

25 Helicobacter Pylori Infections Martin J. Blaser Blaser, Martin J. 253

26 Salmonellosis Samuel I. Miller Miller, Samuel I. 260

27 Shigellosis Jean Bergounioux Bergounioux, Jean 270

28 Infections Due to Campylobacter and Related Species Martin J. Blaser Blaser, Martin J. 276

29 Cholera and Other Vibrioses Gerald T. Keusch Keusch, Gerald T. 281

30 Viral Gastroenteritis Roger I. Glass Glass, Roger I. 289

31 Amebiasis and Infection with Free-Living Amebas Sharon L. Reed Reed, Sharon L. 296

32 Protozoal Intestinal Infections and Trichomoniasis Peter F. Weller Weller, Peter F. 304

33 Intestinal Nematodes Thomas B. Nutman Nutman, Thomas B. 312

SECTION V EVALUATION OF THE PATIENT WITH LIVER DISEASE

34 Approach to the Patient with Liver Disease Jay H. Hoofnagle Hoofnagle, Jay H. 322

35 Evaluation of Liver Function Marshall M. Kaplan Kaplan, Marshall M. 332

SECTION VI DISORDERS OF THE LIVER AND BILIARY TREE

36 The Hyperbilirubinemias Allan W. Wolkoff Wolkoff, Allan W. 340

37 Acute Viral Hepatitis Jules L. Dienstag Dienstag, Jules L. 349

38 Toxic and Drug-Induced Hepatitis Jules L. Dienstag Dienstag, Jules L. 378

39 Chronic Hepatitis Jules L. Dienstag Dienstag, Jules L. 390

40 Alcoholic Liver Disease Michael E Sorrell Sorrell, Michael E 415

41 Cirrhosis and Its Complications Bruce R. Bacon Bacon, Bruce R. 419

42 Genetic, Metabolic, and Infiltrative Diseases Affecting the Liver Bruce R. Bacon Bacon, Bruce R. 434

43 Diseases of the Gallbladder and Bile Ducts Gustav Paumgartner Paumgartner, Gustav 439

SECTION VII LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

44 Liver Transplantation Raymond T. Chung Chung, Raymond T. 458

SECTION VIII DISORDERS OF THE PANCREAS

45 Approach to the Patient with Pancreatic Disease Norton J. Greenberger Greenberger, Norton J. 472

46 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis Phillip P. Toskes Toskes, Phillip P. 479

SECTION IX NEOPLASTIC DISEASES OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM

47 Gastrointestinal Tract Cancer Robert J. Mayer Mayer, Robert J. 500

48 Tumors of the Liver and Biliary Tree Brian I. Carr Carr, Brian I. 517

49 Pancreatic Cancer David Cunningham Cunningham, David 528

50 Endocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract and Pancreas Robert T. Jensen Jensen, Robert T. 533

SECTION X NUTRITION

51 Nutritional Requirements and Dietary Assessment Johanna Dwyer Dwyer, Johanna 554

52 Vitamin and Trace Mineral Deficiency and Excess Paolo M. Suter Suter, Paolo M. 562

53 Malnutrition and Nutritional Assessment Douglas C. Heimburger Heimburger, Douglas C. 577

54 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition Therapy David F. Driscoll Driscoll, David F. 586

SECTION XI OBESITY AND EATING DISORDERS

55 Biology of Obesity Eleftheria Maratos-Flier Maratos-Flier, Eleftheria 600

56 Evaluation and Management of Obesity Robert F. Kushner Kushner, Robert F. 610

57 Eating Disorders B. Timothy Walsh Walsh, B. Timothy 619

58 The Metabolic Syndrome Robert H. Eckel Eckel, Robert H. 626

Appendix Laboratory Values of Clinical Importance Daniel J. Fink Fink, Daniel J. 635

Review and Self-Assessment Adam Spivak Spivak, Adam 655

Index 703

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