Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease e-dition: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management

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Access today's best guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders with the new edition of this best-selling reference! International experts provide evidence-based perspectives on all clinically relevant topics, explaining step by step how to apply the latest advances in practice. Succinct yet comprehensive discussions provide just the right amount of clinical detail. The multimedia e-dition includes the traditional printed two-volume set · and access to the complete contents online—fully ...
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Access today's best guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders with the new edition of this best-selling reference! International experts provide evidence-based perspectives on all clinically relevant topics, explaining step by step how to apply the latest advances in practice. Succinct yet comprehensive discussions provide just the right amount of clinical detail. The multimedia e-dition includes the traditional printed two-volume set · and access to the complete contents online—fully searchable, and updated weekly by the editors!

Includes the traditional printed two-volume set and access to a dynamic web site!
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  • · Presents coverage of the hottest topics in today's practice, including GERD, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, ulcerative colitis, and Barrett's esophagus, as well as the psychosocial aspects of gastrointestinal and liver diseases.
    · Features four new chapters covering complimentary and alternative medicine · palliative care · gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) · and eosinophilic disorders, plus expanded information on obesity and nutrition.

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Access today's best guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of digestive disorders with the new edition of this best-selling reference. International experts provide evidence-based perspectives on all clinically relevant topics, explaining step by step how to apply the latest advances in practice. Succinct yet comprehensive discussions provide just the right amount of clinical detail. The multimedia e-dition includes the traditional printed two-volume set and access to the complete contents online-fully searchable, and updated weekly by the editors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416032458
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 7/26/2006
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 3170
  • Product dimensions: 9.75 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine; Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Chair, Department of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA, USA; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Assistant Chief of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA

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Table of Contents

VOLUME 1

I. BIOLOGY OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT AND LIVER

1. Gastrointestinal Hormones and Neurotransmitters
2. Mucosal Immunology and Mechanisms of Gastrointestinal Inflammation
3. Cellular Growth and Neoplasia

II. APPROACH TO PATIENTS WITH SYMPTOMS & SIGNS

4. Acute Abdominal Pain
5. Chronic Abdominal Pain
6. Symptoms of Esophageal Disease
7. Dyspepsia
8. Nausea and Vomiting
9. Diarrhea
10. Intestinal Gas
11. Fecal Incontinence
12. Constipation
13. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
14. Jaundice

III. NUTRITION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

15. Nutritional Assessment & Management
16. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
17. Eating Disorders
18. Obesity
19. Food Allergy

IV. TOPICS INVOLVING MULTIPLE ORGANS

20. Oral Disease & Oral-Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease
21. Diverticula of the Foregut and Midgut
22. Gastric Volvulus and Abdominal Hernias
23. Foreign Bodies and Bezoars
24. Caustic Injury to the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
25. Abdominal Abscesses and Gastrointestinal Fistulas
26. Eosinophilic Disorders of the Gastro Tract
27. Protein-Losing Gastroenteropathy
28. Gastrointestinal Lymphomas
29. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)
30. Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors and the Carcinoid Syndrome
31. Endocrine Tumours of the Pancreas and GI Tract
32. Gastrointestinal Consequences of Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus
33. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Complications of Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
34. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Systemic Disease
35. Vascular Lesions of the Gastrointestinal Tract
36. Diseases of the Peritoneum, Mesentery, Omentum, and Diaphragm
37. Pregnancy-Related Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders
38. Radiation Injury to the Gastrointestinal Tract
39. Complications of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

V. ESOPHAGUS

40. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology & Developmental Anomalies of the Esophagus
41. Esophageal Motor & Sensory Function & Dysfunction
42. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorders
43. Esophageal Disorders Caused by Medications, Trauma and Infection
44. Tumors of the Esophagus

VI. STOMACH AND DUODENUM

45. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology and Developmental Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum
46. Gastric Motor & Sensory Function & Dysfunction
47. Gastric Secretion and Mucosal Defense
48. Helicobacter pylori
49. Gastritis and Gastropathy
50. Peptic Ulcer Disease
51. Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease
52. Tumors of the Stomach

VII. PANCREAS

53. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology & Developmental Anomalies of the Pancreas
54. Pancreatic Physiology and Secretory Testing
55. Hereditary Pancreatitis and Disorders of the Pancreas in Childhood
56. Acute Pancreatitis
57. Chronic Pancreatitis
58. Tumors of the Pancreas

VIII. BILIARY TRACT

59. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Developmental Anomalies of the Biliary Tract
60. Biliary Tract Motor Function & Dysfunction
61. Bile Secretion and the Enterohepatic Circulation
62. Gallstone Disease
63. Treatment of Gallstone Disease
64. Acalculous Cholecystitis, Cholesterolosis, Adenomyomatosis, and Polyps of the Gallbladder
65. Sclerosing Cholangitis and Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis
66. Tumors of the Gallbladder, Bile Ducts, and Ampulla
67. Endoscopic and Radiologic Treatment of Biliary Disease

VOLUME 2

IX. LIVER

68. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, & Developmental Anomalies of the Liver
69. Liver Physiology and Metabolic Function
70. Liver Chemistry and Function Tests
71. Hemochromatosis
72. Wilson Disease
73. Other Inherited Metabolic Disorders of the Liver
74. Hepatitis A
75. Hepatitis B and D
76. Hepatitis C
77. Hepatitis E
78. Other Hepatitis Viruses
79. Bacterial, Parasitic, and Fungal Infections of the Liver Including Liver Abscess
80. Vascular Diseases of the Liver
81. Alcoholic Liver Disease
82. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
83. Liver Disease Caused by Drugs
84. Liver Disease Caused by Anesthetics and Toxins and Herbal Preparations
85. Autoimmune Hepatitis
86. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
87. Portal Hypertension and GI Bleeding
88. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis
89. Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatopulmonary Syndromes, Hepatorenal Syndrome, and Other Complications of Liver Disease
90. Acute Liver Failure
91. Hepatic Tumors and Cysts
92. Liver Transplantation

X. SMALL & LARGE INTESTINE

93. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, & Developmental Anomalies of the Small and Large Intestine
94. Small Intestinal Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction
95. Colonic Intestinal Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction
96. Intestinal Absorption and Secretion of Electrolytes
97. Digestion & Absorption of Nutrients and Vitamins
98. Maldigestion and Malabsorption
99. Enteric Bacterial Flora and Bacterial Overgrowth
100. Short Bowel Syndrome
101. Celiac Sprue and Refractory Sprue
102. Tropical Malabsorption and Tropical Diarrhea
103. Whipple's Disease
104. Infectious Enteritis and Proctocolitis, and Bacterial Food Poisoning
105. Pseudomembranous Colitis and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea
106. Intestinal Protozoa
107. Intestinal Worms
108. Crohn's Disease
109. Ulcerative Colitis
110. Ileostomy, Colostomy, and Pouches
111. Intestinal Ischemia
112. Isolated Ulcers of the Intestine
113. Appendicitis
114. Diverticular Disease of the Colon
115. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
116. Intestinal Obstruction
117. Acute and Chronic Pseudo-obstruction
118. Small Intestinal Neoplasms
119. Colonic Polyps and Polyposis Syndromes
120. Malignant Neoplasms of the Large Intestine
121. Other Diseases of the Colon
122. Diseases of the Anorectum

XI. PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS IN GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASE

123. A Biopsychosocial Understanding of Gastrointestinal Illness and Disease
124. Palliative Medicine in Patients with Advanced Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disease
125. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic

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