Therapy of Digestive Disorders: A Companion to Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

Therapy of Digestive Disorders: A Companion to Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721673400
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/01/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 882
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

SECTION I ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS: Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Achalasia. Approach to the Patient with Noncardiac Chest Pain. Treatment of Esophageal Disorders Caused by Medication, Caustic Ingestion, Foreign Bodies, Trauma. Treatment of Esophageal Cancer and Other Structural Lesions of the Esophagus. SECTION II GASTRODUODENAL DISORDERS: Pharmacology of Gastric Acid Secretion. Treatment of Helicobacter PyloriInfection. Therapy and Prevention of NSAID-Related Gastrointestinal Disorders. Treatment of Acute Gastroduodenal Ulcer. Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Gastric OutletObstruction, Perforation, and other Complication of Gastroduodenal Ulcer. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and other Hypersecretory States. Treatment of Gastric Volvulus and Diaphragmatic Hernias. Adencarcinoma and Other Tumor of the Stomach. SECTION III PANCREATICOBILIARY DISORDERS: Management of Gallstone Diseases. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitits. Treatment of Acute Pancreatitis. Therapy of Chronic Pancreatitis. Pancreatic Adencarcinoma. Cholangiocarcinoma and other Tumors of the Biliary Tree. Treatment of Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas. SECTION IV HEPATIC DISORDERS: Treatment of Hemochromatosis, Wilsons Disease, and Other Metabolic Disorders of the Liver. Treatment and Prophylaxis of Virus Hepatitis. Autoimmune Liver Disease. Bacterial and Fungal Infections of the Liver and Granulomatous Hepatitis. Treatment of Alcoholic Liver Disease. Approach to Drug-Induced Hepatic Injury. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. Treatment of Variceal Bleeding. Therapy of Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis. Treatment of Portosystemic Encephalopathy. Approach to Renal Complications of Cirrhosis. Fulminant Hepatic Failure. Treatment of Posthepatic Transplant Patients. Treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Other Mass Lesions of the Liver. Approach to Neonatal Jaundice. Approach to the Pregnant Patient with Jaundice. Nutritional Support in Patients with Liver Disease. SECTION V- INTESTINAL DISORDERS: Pharmacology of Prokinetic Agents. Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Treatment of Malabsorptive Disorders. Treatment of Infectious Diarrhea. Antibiotic-Associated Pseudomembranous Colitis. Parasitic Diseases of the Small Intestine and Colon. Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis. Treatment of Radiation Enterocolitis. Approach to the Patient with Short Bowel Syndrome. Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Mechanical Obstruction of the Intestine. Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction. Hirschsprungs Disease. Treatment of Diverticular Disease of the Colon. Mesenteric Insufficiency. Treatment of Intestinal Volvulus and Intussusception. Adenocarcinoma, Polyps, and other Intestinal Tumors. Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Anorectal Diseases. Therapy of Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage. Hemorrhoids and Other Anorectal Disorders. SECTION VI MISCELLANEOUS DISORDERS: Approach to the Patient with Acute Abdominal Pain. Approach to the Patient with Dyspepsia. Nausea and Vomiting. Treatment of Constipation and Diarrhea. Treatment of Fecal Incontinence. Esophageal Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient. Enteric Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient. Biliary Infections in the Immunocomprised Patient. Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Complications of Bone Marrow Transplantation. Nutritional Support in Patients with Digestive Disorders.

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