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Clinical Gastroenterology

Clinical Gastroenterology

by Mehta


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Clinical Gastroenterology

The purpose of Clinical Gastroenterology is to provide a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with disorders of the gastrointestinal system. It covers the major symptoms in G.I. diseases as well as the common clinical conditions that a gastroenterologist would confront in daily practice. Dr Mehta also gives an overview of related areas such as radiology, pathology, microbiology, pharmacology and nutrition. Carefully selected references at the end of each chapter provide the reader with suggestions for further investigation. The book is designed both for students, who will use it for quick reference and revision, and for physicians, internists and post graduate trainees. Contents:- Symptomatology
• Physical Examination
• Case Discussion
• Gastrointestinal Radiology
• Gastrointestinal Pathology
• Microbiology
• Gastrointestinal Pharmacology
• Instruments
• Gastrointestinal Procedures
• Recent Advances in Gastroenterology
• Nutrition
• Focal Points
• Suture Material
• Important Laboratory Values
• Gastroenterology Journals and their Web Addresses

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781904798927
Publisher: Anshan Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/2006
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Dysphagia     1
Nausea and vomiting     3
Abdominal pain     5
Dyspepsia     9
Diarrhea     10
Constipation     14
Fecal incontinence     15
Gastrointestinal bleeding     17
Physical Examination
General examination     22
Abdominal examination     33
Case Discussion
Obstructive jaundice     47
Pancreatic head cancer     54
Periampullary cancer     60
Cholangiocarcinoma     63
Gallbladder cancer     67
Achalasia cardia     71
Benign esophageal stricture     77
Esophageal cancer     83
Stomach cancer     87
Postoperative stomach     93
Ascites     98
Budd-Chiari syndrome     108
Extrahepatic portal vein obstruction     112
Surgery in portal hypertension     116
Hepatocellular carcinoma     122
Liver abscess     132
Hydatid cyst     137
Malabsorption syndrome     139
Gastrointestinal tuberculosis     146
Gastrointestinal lymphoma     150
Pancreatic pseudocyst     155
Chronic pancreatitis     159
Ulcerative colitis     166
Crohn's disease     174
Colorectal cancer     180
Colostomy     191
Gastrointestinal Radiology     195
Gastrointestinal Pathology     208
Microbiology     218
Gastrointestinal Pharmacology     229
Instruments     239
Gastrointestinal Procedures     254
Recent Advances in Gastroenterology     268
Nutrition     279
Focal Points     295
Suture Material     312
Important Laboratory Values     316
Gastroenterology Journals and their Web Addresses     319
Index     320

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