Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management

Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management

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Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management by Mark Feldman, Lawrence S. Friedman

The most complete reference work available on the subject, Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 7th Edition provides a balanced, detailed account of the basic science of the digestive system, as well as complete coverage of current diagnosis and management. Readers will find up-to-date discussions of the cell biology and molecular biology that determine the digestive system's function, in addition to thorough descriptions of organ physiology and the pathophysiology of the signs, symptoms, and laboratory abnormalities of organ disease. This revision has been brought completely up to date with a new main editor, new authors, and new editors specializing in imaging and pathology.

• Features many new and improved illustrations, with high quality ensured by a new imaging editor (x-rays and endoscopic images) and a new pathology editor (photomicrographs).
• Integrates the latest endoscopic, scanning, and therapeutic techniques available today.
• Discusses the latest perspective in possible roles of H. pylori in dyspepsia and gastric cancer.
• Contains new information on possible causes of non-ulcer dyspepsia.
• Presents expanded coverage of GI bleeding, with description of the latest techniques for diagnosis and treatment.
• Contains new information on genetic markers for cancer of the colon, post liver transplantation for hepatitis, and diagnostic tests for celiac disease.
• Offers a complete description of effective responses for inflammatory bowel disease and Crohn's disease.
• Discusses relevant histologic criteria for the diagnosis of Barrett's oesophagus, gastritis, IBD, and celiac disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721689739
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 06/28/2002
Edition description: Seventh Edition, 2 Vol. Set
Pages: 2688
Product dimensions: 9.50(w) x 12.00(h) x 5.50(d)

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