Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract by Leonard R. Johnson, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract / Edition 3

Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract / Edition 3

by Leonard R. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781701325

ISBN-13: 9780781701327

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The gastrointestinal system is responsible for the breakdown and absorption of various foods and liquids needed to sustain life. Other diseases and disorders treated by clinicians in this area include: food allergies, constipation, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, gallstones, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, IBS, lactose intolerance, pancreatic, appendicitis,

Overview

The gastrointestinal system is responsible for the breakdown and absorption of various foods and liquids needed to sustain life. Other diseases and disorders treated by clinicians in this area include: food allergies, constipation, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, gallstones, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, IBS, lactose intolerance, pancreatic, appendicitis, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, peptic ulcer, stomach ulcer, viral hepatitis, colorectal cancer and liver transplants. Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, 5/e covers the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of the GI Tract while linking the clinical disease or disorder, bridging the gap between clinical and laboratory medicine.

The new edition is a highly referenced and useful resource for gastroenterologists, physiologists, internists, professional researchers, and instructors teaching courses for clinical and research students.


  • Updated, four-color illustrations

  • Each section edited by preeminent scientist in the field

  • Discusses the multiple processes governing gastrointestinal function

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781701327
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
2320
Product dimensions:
8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME I

Section I: Basic Cell Physiology, Genetics, and Growth of the GI Tract

Section II: Neurogastroenterology

Section III: Host Defense Mechanisms

VOLUME II

Section IV: Physiology of Secretion

Section V: Digestion and Absorption

Section VI: Consequences of Disregulated Physiology

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