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    Description:

    Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology is an accessible, quick-reference resource that provides practical, evidence-based information on investigations, interventions and management of clinical gastroenterological scenarios. It is packed full with bullet points, diagrams, tables, and algorithms of the important presentations and conditions within Clinical Gastroenterology. 

    Divided into sections, the book offers in-depth coverage of presenting complaints in Gastroenterology, common conditions broken down by organ system, important investigations and procedures, and pharmacology. Detail is given to the sequence of clinical examination, investigations and management required to diagnose and treat a wide range of gastroenterological disorders.

    • Provides information on symptoms, disorders and issues found in the clinical environment
    • Guides readers in decision-making, appropriate investigation, and conducting interventions
    • Includes important guidelines and clinical trials within each chapter
    • Supplemented by a companion website featuring a wealth of additional material, including more than 70 audio clips, over 50 clinical case studies, and almost 350 self-assessment questions, as well as key clinical trials and guidelines.

    Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology is a must-have text for junior doctors and medical students as well as doctors, nurses and trainees working within Emergency Departments, Medical, or Surgical Assessment Units.

     

    ·  Cover

    ·  List of Contributors

    ·  Acronyms and Abbreviations

    ·  Podcast and Box Icons

    ·  About the Companion Website

    ·  1.1 Examination Technique

    ·  2.1 Dysphagia

    REFERENCES

    ·  2.2 Dyspepsia

    ·  2.3 Nausea and Vomiting

    ·  2.4 Abdominal Pain

    ·  2.6 GI Bleeding

    ·  2.7 Change in Bowel Habit

    ·  2.8 Anaemia

    ·  2.9 Jaundice·  3.2 Oesophagus

    ·  3.2.1 CHAPTER AT A GLANCE

    ·  3.3 Stomach

    ·  3.4 Small Intestine

    ·  3.5 Large Intestine

    ·  3.6 Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    ·  3.7 Liver

    ·  3.8 Biliary Tract

    ·  3.9 Pancreas

    ·  4.1 Liver Biochemistry and Faecal Tests

    ·  4.2 Abdominal Ultrasound (US)

    ·  4.3.1 CHAPTER AT A GLANCE

    ·  4.4 CT Imaging

    ·  4.5 Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD)

    ·  4.6 Barium Swallow

    ·  4.8 Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography

    ·  4.9 Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

    ·  4.10 Enteral and Parenteral Feeding

    ·  4.12 Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    ·  4.13 Colonoscopy

    ·  4.14 Abdominal Paracentesis

    ·  5.1 Pharmacology – Dyspepsia

    ·  5.2 Pharmacology – IBD

    ·  5.3 Pharmacology – Liver Disease

    ·  5.4 Pharmacology

    ·  5.5 Pharmacology – Paracetamol Overdose

     

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    Gain a complete understanding of the functioning of the gastrointestinal system with this concise, engagingly written text "Gastrointestinal Physiology" explains the operation and performance of one of the body's most crucial systems. Using clear, compelling language, the book's presentation makes it easy to absorb the content and integrate it as you learn the physiology of other bodily systems. Written to help you understand essential concepts rather than merely memorize facts, this unique text examines many medically relevant facets of this important body system, including anatomy, pathophysiology, and therapeutics, in concert with physiological information. FEATURES: Provides a thorough review of core concepts and highlights clinical application Covers the physiologic principles needed to understand and treat patients with digestive and liver diseases Includes clinical examples that link basic science with the practice of medicine Incorporates new information on emerging topics such as the communication between the intestine and central nervous system that controls food intake, the myriad roles newly ascribed to the intestinal microbiota, contemporary approaches to therapy for a number of GI maladies, and the role of the gut in obesity Enhanced by valuable learning aids such as study questions, learning objectives, key concepts, numerous illustrations and charts, and recommended readings

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    This book is a practical guide to recent advances in the field of gastroenterology. This new edition has been fully revised and new topics added. Chapters cover the diagnosis and management of disorders in all areas of the gastrointestinal system. New to the second edition, are chapters on the latest modalities including nuclear medicine, positron emission tomography, and gastrointestinal manometry. Common geriatric and paediatric problems in gastroenterology have also been included in this edition.

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    Fully revised and updated for the new edition, the Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology comprises a unique A-Z compendium of the specialty, and a dedicated section detailing 30 of the most common problems in GI medicine, which can be used as a quick reference. A new section on clinical practice and diagnostics provides valuable new guidance on diagnostic procedures and reduces the time needed to search for each individual procedure and its associated complications. Further enhanced sections include emergencies, and commonly used drugs used in gastroenterology and hepatology, with emphasis on practice tips and common complications. Reflecting current approaches in training and curricula, the handbook has been arranged to reflect a clinical problems-based approach. Navigability has been enhanced, with a comprehensive index as well as an anatomical index being added to the existing A-Z format to ensure the right information will always be at your fingertips. The result of this new approach is a handbook which is practical, easy-to-use, and informative. It is an essential guide to the management of common conditions and is invaluable to all those involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disease.

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    Recent Advances in Gastroenterology: 13 is the ideal resource for keeping abreast of new developments within this fast moving field. Written by expert authors and featuring topics such as genetic-epidemiology of oesophageal cancer, polyposis syndromes and liver disease in pregnancy, each chapter introduces important principles that can be implemented into day to day treatment of GI disorders. Recent Advances in Gastroenterology: 13 is an invaluable revision tool for trainees, and a useful companion to practicing gastroenterologists wishing to stay current in all aspects of this field. *12 chapters summarising important recent advances within the field of gastroenterology * All topics are written in a practical and clinically relevant manner, further enhanced by the 'key clinical points for practice' sections at the end of each chapter * Provides an effective exam revision tool for gastroenterology portion of the MRCP(UK) and the SCE in Gastroenterology * All chapters written by expert authors ensuring authoritative and accurate content

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    Description:

    The only handbook to cover both endoscopic and non-endoscopic GI procedures, Handbook of Gastroenterologic Procedures, 5th Edition, has been extensively revised and reorganized to be even more useful as a quick reference in your practice. New editors, 20 new chapters, and a concise, pocket-sized format make it a must-have resource for clinicians involved in any aspect of gastroenterologic procedures.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    I. PREPARATION OF THE PATIENT

    1 Pre-procedure Assessment of Patients Undergoing Gastrointestinal Procedures

    INDICATIONS

    PREPROCEDURE ASSESSMENT

    PERIPROCEDURAL PLANNING

    INFORMED CONSENT

    2 Analgesia and Sedation

    ASA CLASSIFICATION

    3 Bowel Preps

    GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

    UPPER ENDOSCOPY

    PHYSIOLOGIC STUDIES

    CAPSULE ENDOSCOPY

    DEEP ENTEROSCOPY

    FLEXIBLE SIGMOIDOSCOPY

    COLONOSCOPY

    4 Management of Anticoagulation and Antithrombotics

    PROCEDURAL RISK

    THROMBOSIS RISK

    BLEEDING RISK

    Procedure-Related Factors

    Patient-Related Factors

    BRIDGING

    POLYPECTOMY

    CORONARY STENTS AND DUAL ANTIPLATELET THERAPY

    DIRECT-ACTING ORAL ANTICOAGULANTS

    REVERSAL AGENTS

    II. UPPER ENDOSCOPY PROCEDURES

    5 Esophagogastroduodenoscopy

    INDICATIONS

    Diagnostic

    Therapeutic

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Passing the Endoscope

    Visualization of Esophagus, Stomach, and Duodenum

    Biopsy

    Cytology

    Subacute Bacterial Endocarditis Prophylaxis

    MISCELLANEOUS

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    2018 CPT CODES

    6 Dilation of the Esophagus: Wire-guided Bougie (Savary, American) and Balloon Dilators

    INDICATIONS

    CONDITIONS UNLIKELY TO BENEFIT FROM DILATION

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    WIRE-GUIDED BOUGIE (SAVARY OR AMERICAN) DILATION

    Equipment

    Procedure

    TTS BALLOON DILATION

    Equipment

    Procedure

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    7 Feeding Tubes (Nasogastric, Nasoduodenal, and Nasojejunal)

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PRECAUTIONS/PREPARATION

    BEDSIDE PLACEMENT

    Nasogastric Tube Placement

    Nasoduodenal or Nasojejunal Placement

    Fluoroscopic/Radiographic Placement

    Endoscopic Placement (Without Guidewire)

    Endoscopic Placement (With Guidewire, Video 7.1)

    POST PROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    8 Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG), Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy (PEGJ), and Direct Percutaneous Endoscopic Jejunostomy (DPEJ)

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    ETHICAL ISSUES

    PREPARATION FOR ALL PERCUTANEOUS ENTERAL ACCESS TECHNIQUES

    PEG (PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY): PONSKY PULL AND SACKS-VINE PUSH TECHNIQUE

    Equipment

    Procedural Steps

    PEG (PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC GASTROSTOMY): RUSSEL INTRODUCER TECHNIQUE

    Indications

    Equipment

    Procedural Steps

    Postprocedure Care

    Complications

    JEJUNAL FEEDING

    Indications

    Contraindications

    TWO-PIECE PEGJ: KIRBY TECHNIQUE

    Equipment

    Procedural Steps

    TWO-PIECE PEGJ: JOHLIN TECHNIQUE

    Equipment

    Procedural Steps

    ONE-PIECE PEGJ

    Equipment Required

    Procedural Steps

    DPEJ (DIRECT PERCUTANEOUS ENDOSCOPIC JEJUNOSTOMY)

    Equipment

    Procedural Steps

    9 Ablation Therapy for Barrett Esophagus

    Indications

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PREPARATION

    RADIOFREQUENCY ABLATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Circumferential RFA With Barrx 360 Express RFA Balloon Catheter

    Focal RFA With Barrx 90, 60, and Ultra Long RFA Catheters

    Touchup RFA With Barrx Channel RFA Endoscopic Catheter

    CRYOTHERAPY ABLATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Liquid Nitrogen Spray Cryotherapy (CSA truFreeze)

    Liquid Nitrous Oxide Balloon Cryotherapy (C2 CryoBalloon)

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    10 Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of Esophageal Lesions

    DISEASE STATE

    TECHNIQUE

    RISKS

    SUCCESS RATES

    CONCLUSION

    11 Endoscopic Management of Foreign Bodies of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

    INDICATIONS FOR ENDOSCOPY

    Emergent

    Urgent (i.e., Within 24 Hours)

    Routine

    CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR ENDOSCOPIC INTERVENTION

    Absolute

    Relative

    Special Considerations

    PREPARATION

    Historical Considerations

    Physical Examination

    Anatomic Considerations

    Radiologic Considerations

    Pharmacologic Considerations

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Simulation

    Intubation

    Overtube Insertion

    Esophageal Food Impaction

    Blunt Objects

    Sharp Objects

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES ASSOCIATED WITH ENDOSCOPIC FOREIGN BODY REMOVAL

    12 Pneumatic Dilation for Achalasia

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPROCEDURAL PLANNING

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    PNEUMATIC DILATION WITH ESOFLIP

    13 Placement of Esophageal Self-Expandable Metal Stents

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    III. SMALL BOWEL ENDOSCOPY PROCEDURES

    14 Push Enteroscopy

    PUSH ENTEROSCOPY

    Indications

    Contraindications (Similar to Those of Upper Endoscopy)

    Absolute

    Relative

    Equipment

    Preparation (Similar to Upper Endoscopy)

    Procedure

    Adverse Events

    INTRAOPERATIVE ENTEROSCOPY

    Procedure

    CPT CODES

    15 Deep Enteroscopy

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS (SIMILAR TO THOSE OF UPPER ENDOSCOPY)

    Absolute

    Relative

    EQUIPMENT

    PREPARATION

    SINGLE-BALLOON ENTEROSCOPY PROCEDURE

    DOUBLE-BALLOON ENTEROSCOPY PROCEDURE

    SPIRAL ENTEROSCOPY

    Special Preparation

    PROCEDURE—INSERTION

    PROCEDURE—SPIRAL ENTEROSCOPY TECHNIQUE

    PROCEDURE—WITHDRAWAL

    RETROGRADE (PERRECTAL) SPIRAL ENTEROSCOPY

    NOVEL MOTORIZED SPIRAL ENDOSCOPE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES (15)

    16 Placement of Enteral Self-Expandable Metal Stents

    PATIENT SELECTION

    Indications

    Malignant

    Benign

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PATIENT PREPARATION

    Preprocedural Planning and Equipment

    Prerequisites

    Imaging

    Procedural considerations

    Choice of endoscope

    Type of Stent

    TECHNIQUES OF INSERTION

    Through-the-scope SEMS insertion

    Non–through-the-scope SEMS insertion

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

    Concomitant Biliary and Duodenal Obstruction

    CPT CODES

    17 Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of Duodenal Lesions

    NONAMPULLARY DUODENAL ADENOMAS

    Preparation

    Equipment

    Endoscopic Evaluation

    Methods of Duodenal Adenoma Resection

    Special Considerations

    Outcomes

    Possible Adverse Events

    Follow-up

    AMPULLARY ADENOMAS

    Preparation: Same as for Duodenal Adenoma Resection Except

    Equipment: Same as for Duodenal Adenoma Resection Except

    Assessment of Ampulla: Features of Benign Disease

    How the Author Performs

    Other Therapeutic Options

    Adverse Events—Overall Adverse Event Rate 15%, Mortality Extremely Rare

    Outcomes

    Postprocedure

    18 Capsule Endoscopy

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    INTERPRETATION

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    OTHER USES FOR THIS TECHNIQUE

    CPT CODES

    IV. COLONOSCOPY PROCEDURES

    19 Basic Colonoscopy

    INDICATIONS

    Diagnostic, Including

    Therapeutic, Including

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    Components of Colonoscope

    PROCEDURE

    Positioning

    Techniques

    Examination

    THERAPEUTIC COLONOSCOPY

    POST PROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    20 Anoscopy and Rigid Sigmoidoscopy

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    Minimal Equipment

    Useful Equipment

    PROCEDURE

    Position

    Left Lateral (Sims) Position

    Knee-Chest Position

    Prone, Inverted (Jackknife) Position with Sigmoidoscopy Table

    Digital Examination

    Anoscopic Examination

    Sigmoidoscopy Examination

    Rectal Biopsy with Alligator Forceps

    POSTPROCEDURE

    CPT CODES

    21 The Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Hemorrhoids

    INCIDENCE

    ANATOMY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

    GRADE

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative/Considerations

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    PREPARATION

    THERAPIES

    Rubber Band Ligation

    Equipment

    Endoscopic Rubber Band Ligation Procedure

    Endoscope-Free Rubber Band Ligation

    Adverse Events1,20-22

    Sclerotherapy

    Equipment

    Procedure

    Adverse Events26-31

    Infrared Coagulation

    Equipment

    Procedure Endoscopic Device

    Procedure Handle-Base Device

    Adverse Events1

    Bipolar or Direct Current Electrocautery

    Equipment

    Procedure (Video 21.1)

    Adverse Events

    Post Procedure

    CONCLUSIONS

    CPT Codes

    22 Polypectomy, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection, and Tattooing in the Colon

    POLYP EVALUATION

    POLYPECTOMY INDICATIONS

    POLYPECTOMY CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    Polypectomy

    Adjuncts for EMR

    Tattooing

    PROCEDURE

    Principles of Performing Effective Polypectomy, Regardless of the Modality Employed

    Cold Snare Polypectomy

    Hot Snare Polypectomy

    Techniques for Pedunculated Polyps

    Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

    Endoscopic Tattooing

    POSTPROCEDURE

    INTERPRETATION

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    23 Colonic Decompression

    INDICATIONS

    APPROACH TO A PATIENT WITH COLONIC DILATION

    COLONOSCOPIC DECOMPRESSION—PROCEDURE

    COLONIC DECOMPRESSION TUBE PLACEMENT

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    SURGICAL MANAGEMENT

    CONCLUSION

    24 Placement of Colonic Self-Expandable Metal Stents

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    POSTPROCEDURE

    V. ENDOSCOPIC RETROGRADE CHOLANGIOPANCREATOGRAPHY

    25 Basics of ERCP

    PREPROCEDURAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Periprocedural Administration of Antibiotics

    Equipment

    INTRAPROCEDURAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Sedation

    Patient Positioning

    Technique

    Duodenoscope Insertion

    Aligning the Papilla for Selective Cannulation

    Sphincterotomy

    Fluoroscopic Imaging

    POSTPROCEDURAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Adverse Events

    Pancreatitis

    Bleeding

    Perforation

    CONCLUSION

    26 Endoscopic Sphincterotomy

    INDICATIONS AND CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Patient Preparation

    Equipment Needed

    TECHNIQUES

    Biliary and Pancreatic Sphincterotomy

    Precut Sphincterotomy

    NKS Technique

    NKF Technique

    TPS Technique8

    Minor Papilla Sphincterotomy (and Precut Minor)

    Standard Pull Sphincterotome

    Needle Knife Over Pancreatic Duct Stent

    Minor Papilla Precut

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    Treatment of Adverse Events

    27 Management of Biliary Lithiasis

    INDICATION

    ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATIONS

    RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS

    EQUIPMENT

    PREPROCEDURE

    PROCEDURE

    Techniques for Stone Extraction

    Balloon Sphincteroplasty + Balloon/Basket Extraction

    Sphincterotomy + Balloon/Basket Extraction (Video 27.1)

    Mechanical Lithotripsy

    Combined Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillary Large Balloon Dilation

    Cholangioscopy with Intraductal Lithotripsy

    Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy (Video 27.2)

    Laser Lithotripsy

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CONCLUSION

    28 Management of Biliary and Pancreatic Ductal Obstruction: Endoprosthesis and Nasobiliary/Nasopancreatic Drain Placement

    INDICATIONS

    Biliary Endoprosthesis

    Pancreatic Endoprosthesis

    Nasobiliary Drain

    Nasopancreatic Drain

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT, ENDOSCOPES, DEVICES, ACCESSORIES

    BILIARY ENDOPROSTHESES

    PANCREATIC ENDOPROSTHESES

    PROCEDURE

    Biliary Stent Placement

    Pancreatic Stent Placement

    Nasobiliary Catheter Placement

    Nasopancreatic Drain Placement

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    VI. ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND

    29 Basics of Endoscopic Ultrasound

    INDICATIONS FOR EUS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute Contraindications

    Relative Contraindications

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Performing EUS in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

    Advancing the Echoendoscope

    Visualization of Esophagus, Stomach, and Duodenum

    Performing EUS in the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

    Advancing the Echoendoscope

    Visualization of Sigmoid Colon and Rectum

    COMPLICATIONS

    CPT CODES

    30 Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration and Biopsy

    INDICATIONS

    RELATIVE CONTRAINDICATIONS

    ABSOLUTE CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES FOR EUS FINE NEEDLE ASPIRATION PROCEDURES

    Upper Gastrointestinal Procedures

    Lower Gastrointestinal Procedures

    31 Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Liver Biopsy

    TECHNIQUE

    EUS-FNA and EUS-FNB for Focal Liver Lesions

    EUS for Parenchymal Disease

    EUS-Modified Liver Biopsy Sampling

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    32 EUS-Guided Drainage of Pancreatic Collections and Necrosectomy

    IMAGING

    INDICATIONS FOR AND TIMING OF ENDOSCOPIC DRAINAGE

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPROCEDURAL CONSIDERATIONS

    ENDOSCOPIC DRAINAGE

    POSTPROCEDURE CARE

    ADJUNCTIVE TREATMENT STRATEGIES (IF NEEDED) FOR WALLED-OFF NECROSIS

    33 EUS-Guided Biliary Drainage

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    EQUIPMENT

    PREPARATION

    PROCEDURES

    Rendezvous Technique

    Antegrade Stenting

    Transmural Drainage

    ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND–GUIDED CHOLEDOCHODUODENOSTOMY

    ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND–GUIDED HEPATICOGASTROSTOMY

    ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND–GUIDED GALLBLADDER DRAINAGE

    34 EUS-Guided Pancreatic Duct Drainage

    INDICATIONS

    Clinical Manifestations

    Background Diagnoses

    Underlying Pancreatic Duct Anatomy

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT AND DEVICES

    Equipment

    Devices

    PROCEDURE

    Step 1: Location of Entry Point

    Step 2: Puncture and Ductography

    Step 3: Initial Guidewire Access

    Step 4: Guidewire Manipulation

    Step 5A: Puncture Tract Dilation

    Step 5B: Guidewire Rendezvous

    Step 6: Stent Placement

    POSTPROCEDURE

    FOLLOW-UP

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    VII. ENDOSCOPIC THERAPY FOR HEMOSTASIS

    35 Injection Therapy for Hemostasis

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    36 Bipolar Probe, Heater Probe, and Argon Plasma Coagulation

    THERMAL THERAPIES—BIPOLAR PROBE AND HEATER PROBE

    ARGON PLASMA COAGULATION

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Bipolar Probe

    Heater Probe

    Argon Plasma Coagulation

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    37 Clips and Loops

    INDICATIONS

    Endoclips (Fig. 37.1)

    Endoloops (Fig. 37.2)

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Endoclips

    Endoloops

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Endoclips

    Endoloops (Fig. 37.3)

    POSTPROCEDURE PATIENT OBSERVATION

    38 Injection Therapy of Esophageal and Gastric Varices

    SCLEROSIS

    CYANOACRYLATE INJECTION

    SCLEROTHERAPY OF ESOPHAGEAL AND GASTRIC (GOV-1) VARICES

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment

    Procedure

    Postprocedure Care

    CYANOACRYLATE OBTURATION OF GASTRIC VARICES

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment and Additional Preparation

    Procedure

    Postprocedure Care

    Procedural-Related Complications and Adverse Events

    OTHER USES

    CPT CODES

    ACKNOWLEDGMENT

    39 Endoscopic Variceal Ligation

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    40 Balloon Tamponade

    INDICATION

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    Major

    Minor

    EFFICACY

    VIII. BARIATRIC ENDOSCOPY

    Intragastric Balloon Placement for Weight Loss

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    Orbera (Single Fluid-Filled Intragastric Balloon) Placement

    Orbera Removal

    Obalon (Swallowable Gas-Filled Balloon System) Placement

    Obalon Removal

    EQUIPMENT

    Orbera Placement

    Orbera Removal

    Obalon Placement

    Obalon Removal

    PROCEDURE

    Orbera Placement

    Orbera Removal

    Obalon Placement

    Administration With the EZ Fill Dispenser (Fig. 41.3)

    Administration With the Obalon Navigation System (Fig. 41.4) and Touch Dispenser (Fig. 41.5)

    Obalon Removal

    POSTPROCEDURE

    FOLLOW-UP

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    42 Endoscopic Suturing

    BACKGROUND

    APPLICATION

    CURRENT DEVICES

    SUCTION-BASED DEVICE SUTURING SYSTEM

    WORKING OVERTUBE DELIVERING PRELOADED STITCH SUTURING SYSTEM

    FLEXIBLE ENDOSCOPIC STAPLING DEVICE SUTURING SYSTEM

    DELIVERY OF T-TAGS WITH ATTACHED SUTURES THROUGH A HOLLOW NEEDLE SUTURING SYSTEM

    CURVED NEEDLE SUTURING SYSTEM

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Tissue Suturing Guide (Fig. 42.1)

    Cinching guide (Fig. 42.2)

    SUTURE PATTERN

    INTERRUPTED/SIMPLE

    FIGURE OF 8

    RUNNING

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CONCLUSION

    43 Transoral Outlet Reduction (TORe)

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    POSTPROCEDURE

    FOLLOW-UP

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    44 Endoscopic Management of Postsurgical Adverse Events

    ANASTOMOTIC ULCERATION

    DIAGNOSIS AND ENDOSCOPIC MANAGEMENT

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment

    Procedure

    Postprocedure Care

    Adverse Events

    ANASTOMOTIC STENOSIS/STRICTURE

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment

    Procedure

    Postprocedure

    Adverse Events

    POSTSURGICAL LEAKS

    SELF-EXPANDABLE METAL STENT PLACEMENT

    Indication

    Contraindication

    Equipment

    Preparation

    Procedure

    Postprocedure

    Adverse Events

    BILIARY/PANCREATIC PATHOLOGY REQUIRING ERCP IN POSTSURGICAL ANATOMY

    Indication

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment/Procedure

    Postprocedure

    Adverse Events

    IX. ENDOSCOPIC SUBMUCOSAL DISSECTION AND PERORAL ENDOSCOPIC MYOTOMY

    45 Esophageal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

    INDICATIONS

    Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    Esophageal Adenocarcinoma

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PRE-ESD LESION ASSESSMENT

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Anesthesia and Airway Protection

    Inspection and Marking

    Submucosal Injection

    Choosing Among ESD Techniques

    Tips for Mucosal Incision

    Submucosal Dissection

    Gravity and Traction

    IMMEDIATE ADVERSE EVENTS

    POSTPROCEDURAL CARE

    PROCEDURAL REIMBURSEMENT

    46 Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

    INDICATIONS

    Absolute Indication

    Expanded Indication

    Relative Indication

    Contraindications

    PREPARATION

    ANESTHESIA AND PATIENT POSITION

    EQUIPMENT

    Endoscope

    Solutions

    Distal Attachments

    Knives

    Hemostasis Forceps

    Electrosurgical Unit and Settings

    Settings

    CO2 Insufflator

    PROCEDURE

    ADDITIONAL TREATMENT

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    SUMMARY

    47 Colon Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURAL STEPS

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    48 Esophageal Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy

    INDICATIONS

    Absolute Indications

    Extended Indications

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE (ESOPHAGEAL POEM)

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    Intraprocedural

    Delayed

    Late

    49 Gastric Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy

    INDICATIONS AND PATIENT SELECTION

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute

    Relative

    PROCEDURE TEAM

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    TECHNIQUE

    Step 1: Mucosal Incision and Entry into the Tunnel

    Step 2: Creation of the Submucosal Tunnel

    Step 3: Pyloromyotomy

    Step 4: Closure of Mucosal Entry

    POSTPROCEDURAL CARE AND FOLLOW-UP

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    Early Complications

    Late Complications

    PROCEDURAL OUTCOMES

    HELPFUL TIPS

    X. PERCUTANEOUS GASTROINTESTINAL-RELATED PROCEDURES

    50 Abdominal Paracentesis

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION OF PATIENT

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Diagnostic Paracentesis

    Therapeutic Paracentesis

    ANALYSIS OF FLUID

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    51 Percutaneous Liver Biopsy

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    Absolute Contraindications

    Relative Contraindications

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    XI. TESTS OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION

    52 Esophageal Manometry

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION FOR STUDY

    PRIMARY EQUIPMENT

    SECONDARY EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Catheter Placement

    Baseline and Test Swallows

    Optional Provocative Testing

    POSTPROCEDURE

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    53 Ambulatory 24-Hour Esophageal pH Monitoring

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE

    Catheter pH System

    Wireless pH System

    PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS

    POSTPROCEDURE

    INTERPRETATION

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    CPT CODES

    54 Small Bowel Motility Testing: Manometry and Scintigraphy

    SMALL BOWEL MANOMETRY

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment

    Procedure

    Postprocedure

    Interpretation (See Fig. 54.2)

    Normal1

    Abnormal Patterns

    Adverse Events

    SMALL BOWEL SCINTIGRAPHY

    Indications

    Contraindications

    Preparation

    Equipment

    Procedure

    Postprocedure

    Interpretation

    55 Anorectal Manometry and Biofeedback

    INDICATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS

    PREPARATION

    EQUIPMENT

    PROCEDURE (HIGH-RESOLUTION AND 3D-HIGH-DEFINITION ANORECTAL MANOMETRY)

    PROCEDURE (CONVENTIONAL ANORECTAL MANOMETRY)

    AUXILIARY TESTS

    POSTPROCEDURE

    INTERPRETATION

    ADVERSE EVENTS

    OTHER USES FOR THIS TECHNIQUE

    CPT CODES

    56 Hydrogen Breath Tests for Diagnosis of Carbohydrate Malabsorption and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    CARBOHYDRATE MALABSORPTION

    SMALL INTESTINAL BACTERIAL OVERGROWTH

    INDICATIONS

    Lactose Malabsorption

    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    TEST PREPARATION

    METHODOLOGY

    Carbohydrate Malabsorption

    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Breath Tests

    Lactulose Hydrogen Breath Test

    Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test

    PERFORMANCE OF BREATH TEST BASED ON NORTH AMERICAN GUIDELINES

    INTERPRETATION OF BREATH TEST RESULTS

    Carbohydrate Malabsorption

    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    Lactulose Hydrogen breath test

    Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test

    INTERPRETATION OF BREATH TEST RESULTS BASED ON NORTH AMERICAN GUIDELINES

    CONCLUSION

    ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

    Index

     

  • Atlas of Diagnostic Endoscopy, 3E
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    This book is a compilation of endoscopic images of the upper gastrointestinal tract. The 3rd edition is enriched with high-resolution digital images highlighting the classification and staging of endoscopically relevant diseases. Serial documentation of diseases and procedures like corrosive injury, variceal obliteration, peptic ulcer etc. provides a complete, informative and interesting perspective. Rare conditions like Dieulafoy’s disease and Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) have been extensively discussed along with common diseases of the GI tract. This book outlines the technique and interpretation of endoscopic images proving to be a helpful guide to endoscopy practitioners. Key Features Explores various GI tract diseases through coloured, high resolution clinical photographs. Serves as a useful reckoner for trainee endoscopists and practitioners pursuing gastroenterology or gastrointestinal endoscopy. The text is updated with tables, flowcharts, classifications and international treatment guidelines.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    1. Techniques of UGI endoscopy and normal anatomy

    2. Esophageal webs, rings and strictures

    3. Hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

    4. Motility disorders of the esophagus

    5. Benign gastric ulcer

    6. Chronic duodenal ulcer

    7. Gastrojejunostomy

    8. Benign tumors

    9. Malignant tumors

    10. Portal hypertension

    11. Corrosive injury

    12. Uncommon inflammatory lesions and tropical diseases of the UGI tract

    13. Mallory–Weiss syndrome

    14. Dieulafoy’s lesion

    15. Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE)

    16. Foreign body

    17. Tracheoesophageal fistula

    18. Miscellaneous

    Index

     

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    Concise, portable, and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® Gastroenterology Subspecialty Consult, Fourth Edition, provides essential information on inpatient and outpatient management of common gastrointestinal diseases and disorders. This edition offers state-of-the-art content on disease pathophysiology, diagnostic tools, and management options. Ideal for residents, fellows, and practicing physicians who need quick access to current scientific and clinical information in gastroenterology, the manual is also useful as a first-line resource for internists and other primary care providers. The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by Wolters Kluwer Health under license from Washington University.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    PART I. APPROACH TO SPECIFIC SYMPTOMS

    1. Dysphagia

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    REFERRAL

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    2. Nausea and Vomiting

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    3. Diarrhea

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    REFERRAL

    4. Constipation

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    REFERRAL

    5. Abdominal Pain

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    6. Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    7. Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    ANGIODYSPLASTIC LESIONS

    8. Jaundice

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

    9. Abnormal Liver Chemistries

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    10. Ascites

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    ASSOCIATED CONDITIONS

    11. Malnutrition

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    12. Obesity

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    PART II. APPROACH TO SPECIFIC DISEASES

    13. Esophageal Disorders

    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    Esophageal Malignancies

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Infectious Esophagitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Eosinophilic Esophagitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Esophageal Strictures

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    Esophageal Motility Disorders

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    14. Gastric Disorders

    Peptic Ulcer Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    COMPLICATIONS

    Gastric Adenocarcinoma

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Gastric Lymphoma

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    15. Small Bowel Disorders

    Introduction

    Malabsorption

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    Celiac Sprue

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Small Bowel Neoplasms

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    16. Colon Neoplasms

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SURVEILLANCE

    PROGNOSIS

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    17. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    REFERRAL

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    18. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    19. Acute Liver Disease

    Introduction

    Viral Hepatitis

    Hepatitis A Virus

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Hepatitis B Virus

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Hepatitis C Virus

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Hepatitis D Virus

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Hepatitis E Virus

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Herpes Simplex Virus Hepatitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Acetaminophen

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    PROGNOSIS/OUTCOME

    Drug-Induced Liver Injury

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Ischemic Hepatitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Budd—Chiari Syndrome

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Wilson Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Acute Liver Failure

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    20. Chronic Liver Disease

    Chronic Viral Hepatitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    Chronic Hepatitis B

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    Chronic Hepatitis C

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Alcoholic Liver Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    Autoimmune Liver Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    MONITORING/FOLLOW-UP

    Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Treatment of Chronic Cholestasis

    NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES

    OSTEOPOROSIS

    PRURITUS

    Metabolic Liver Diseases

    Hereditary Hemochromatosis (HH)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Wilson Disease

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    21. Cirrhosis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    22. Liver Transplantation

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    INDICATIONS

    ORGAN ALLOCATION

    PATIENT EVALUATION

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    CONTRAINDICATIONS TO LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

    TREATMENT

    POSTTRANSPLANT COMPLICATIONS

    LONG-TERM MANAGEMENT

    23. Pancreatic Disorders

    Introduction

    Acute Pancreatitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    Chronic Pancreatitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    Pancreatic Cancer

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    24. Biliary Tract Disorders

    Introduction

    Calculous Biliary Disease (Gallstone Disorders)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    Acute Choleycystitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    Acute Cholangitis

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Acalculous Biliary Disease

    ACUTE ACALCULOUS CHOLECYSTITIS

    SPHINCTER OF ODDI DYSFUNCTION (SOD)

    GALLBLADDER POLYPS

    BILIARY CYSTS

    BENIGN BILIARY STRICTURES

    MALIGNANT BILIARY STRICTURES

    Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    COMPLICATIONS

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Neoplastic Biliary Disease

    Gallbladder Carcinoma

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    Cholangiocarcinoma

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    Ampullary Carcinoma

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    TREATMENT

    OUTCOME/PROGNOSIS

    25. Genetic Testing in Gastrointestinal Disease

    Introduction

    Lynch Syndrome

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    Adenomatous Polyposis Syndromes

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    Attenuated Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (AFAP)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    MUTYH-Associated Polyposis (MAP)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    OTHER FAP VARIANTS

    Hamartomatous Polyposis Syndromes

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    Peutz—Jeghers Syndrome

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    Juvenile Polyposis Syndrome

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    Cowden Syndrome

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    Serrated Polyposis Syndrome (Hyperplastic Polyposis Syndrome)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    HEREDITARY PANCREATITIS

    HEREDITARY PANCREATIC CANCER

    Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer (HDGC)

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    DIAGNOSIS

    SURVEILLANCE AND TREATMENT

    Other Conditions to Consider Genetic Testing

    HEREDITARY HEMOCHROMATOSIS (HH)

    CELIAC DISEASE

    INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE (IBD) AND THIOPURINE METHYLTRANSFERASE (TPMT)

    26. Gastrointestinal Procedures

    Introduction

    Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Colonoscopy

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Flexible Sigmoidoscopy

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Small Bowel Enteroscopy

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Endoscopic Ultrasonography

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Liver Biopsy

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy/Jejunostomy

    GENERAL PRINCIPLES

    COMPLICATIONS

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS

    Index

     

  • 31800lei 280.00 lei

    Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Gastroenterology will provide physicians with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major GI diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management. Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disease to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information. All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features:

    - An opening bottom-line/key points section
    - Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disease
    - Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient
    - Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery, management algorithms and how to prevent complications
    - How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly
    - The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines (ASG/ACG/UEGW) and key external sources to consult In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes. Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be. If you specialise in gastroenterology and require a concise, practical guide to the clinical management of GI disease, bought to you by one of world's leading hospitals, then this is the perfect book for you.

  • 290.00 lei

     

    ·         A concise yet comprehensive overview of key topics in these three closely related specialities

    ·         Clearly laid out in sections for ease of reference in a clinical setting

    ·         Features management pathways and guidelines for those working in a multidisciplinary team

    New to this Edition:

    ·         New chapters on Congenital abnormalities of the GI tractIntestinal transplantationNutritional management of cystic fibrosisGastrointestinal endoscopyIntractable diarrhoea of infancyLiver function tests, and Liver biopsy

    ·         Fully updated to reflect current guidelines, best practices, and day-to-day management pathways

     

    Table of Contents

    1: Congenital abnormalities of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Mike Stanton
    2: Growth and nutritional requirements, John Puntis
    3: Nutritional assessment, John Puntis
    4: Breast feeding, John Puntis
    5: Formula and complementary feeding, John Puntis
    6: The premature newborn, John Puntis
    7: Necrotising enterocolitis, John Puntis
    8: Growth faltering (failure to thrive), John Puntis
    9: Iron deficiency, John Puntis
    10: Micronutrients and minerals, John Puntis
    11: Nutrition support teams, Akshay Batra and John Puntis
    12: Enteral nutrition, Akshay Batra and John Puntis
    13: Malnutrition and refeeding syndrome, Akshay Batra and John Puntis
    14: Parenteral nutrition, Akshay Batra and John Puntis
    15: Intestinal failure, Akshay Batra and John Puntis
    16: Intestinal transplantation, Jonathan Hind
    17: Eating disorders, John Puntis
    18: Difficult eating behaviours in the young child, John Puntis
    19: Food allergy, John Puntis
    20: Carbohydrate intolerance, John Puntis
    21: Nutritional problems in children with neurodisability, John Puntis
    22: Obesity, John Puntis
    23: Gastrointestinal manifestations of cystic fibrosis, Mark Beattie
    24: Nutritional management of cystic fibrosis, Nicky Heather
    25: Cystic fibrosis-associated liver disease, Eirini Kyrana and Anil Dhawan
    26: Vomiting, Akshay Batra and Mark Beattie
    27: Achalasia, Mike Stanton
    28: Acute gastroenteritis, Anthony Wiskin
    29: Gastro-oesophageal reflux, Akshay Batra and Mark Beattie
    30: Heliobacter pylori infection and peptic ulcer disease, Mark Beattie
    31: Cyclical vomiting syndrome, Mark Beattie
    32: Pyloric stenosis, Mike Stanton
    33: Gastrointestinal endoscopy, Ronald Bremner
    34: Gastrointestinal bleeding, Lucy Howarth and Mark Beattie
    35: Gastrointestinal polyposis, Mark Beattie
    36: Intractable diarrhoea of infancy, Anthony Wiskin and Mark Beattie
    37: Chronic diarrhoea, Anthony Wiskin and Mark Beattie
    38: Coeliac disease, Akshay Batra
    39: Nutritional management of coeliac disease, Nicky Heather
    40: Bacterial overgrowth, Mark Beattie
    41: Acute abdominal pain, Mark Beattie and Mike Stanton
    42: Recurrent abdominal pain, Mark Tighe and Mark Beattie
    43: Chronic constipation, Mark Beattie
    44: Perianal disorders, Akshay Batra and Mark Beattie
    45: Inflammatory bowel disease introduction, Akshay Batra and Mark Beattie
    46: Crohn's disease, Akshay Batra and Mark Beattie
    47: Nutritional mangement of Crohn's disease, Nicky Heather
    48: Ulcerative colitis, Akshay Batra and Mark Beattie
    49: Eosinophilic disorders in childhood, Mark Beattie and Mich Lajeunesse
    50: The pancreas, Tassos Grammatikopoulos
    51: Liver function tests, Eirini Kyrana
    52: Liver biopsy, Lily Martin
    53: Neonatal jaundice, Eirini Kyrana and Nancy Tan
    54: Biliary atresia, Dino Hadzic
    55: Alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency, Dino Hadzic
    56: Alagille syndrome, Alastair Baker
    57: Familial and inherited intrahepatic cholestatic syndrome, Alastair Baker
    58: Drug induced liver injury, Rob Hegarty and Fevronia Kiparissi
    59: Autoimmune liver disease, Giorgina Vergani and Marianne Samyn
    60: Metabolic disease, Rob Hegarty and Tassos Grammatikopoulos
    61: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Emer Fitzpatrick
    62: Wilson's disease, Stuart Tanner
    63: Hepatitis B, Sanjay Bansal
    64: Hepatitis C, Sanjay Bansal
    65: Bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections of the liver, Anita Verma
    66: Liver tumours, Marianne Samyn
    67: Complications of chronic liver disease, Naresh P Shanmugam and Dharam Basude
    68: Nutritional management of liver disease, Sara Mancell and Deepa Kamat
    69: Acute liver failure, Naresh P Shanmugam and Sanjay Bansal
    70: Portal hypertension, Tassos Grammatikopoulos
    71: Liver transplantation, Van Jain and Stephen Mouat

     

  • 39500lei 340.00 lei

     

    Description:

    The only evidence-based book to approach viral liver disease by focusing exclusively on the clinical dilemmas encountered by hepatologists and their medical teams

    Although viral hepatitis is a growing public health risk around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) views the elimination of hepatitis infection over the next several as an achievable goal. Effective pharmaceutical therapies are now available, yet medical teams caring for patients with viral hepatitis are challenged when looking for answers to specific questions in the current medical literature. The second edition of Clinical Dilemmas in Viral Liver Disease provides evidence-based guidance for medical teams involved in diagnosing, treating, and managing patients with viral liver disease.

    This fully updated book explores developments in new treatments and new diagnostic approaches that are contributing to WHO goals of viral elimination. Brief, easily referenced chapters examine clearly defined topics, addressing the clinical questions and difficulties encountered by medical teams in day-to-day practice. Contributions by an international team of investigators and clinicians address clinical questions and issues which are seldom found in standard textbooks and online repositories. Offering practical guidance on the specific challenges and dilemmas of treating viral liver disease, this unique volume: 

    Provides practical, evidence-based guidance on topical and controversial issues

    Addresses understudied questions that arise in day-to-day clinical practice

    Discusses the challenges surrounding global elimination programs

    Presents focused approach that is supported by current literature and expert opinion

    The second edition of Clinical Dilemmas in Viral Liver Disease is required reading for practicing and trainee hepatologists, gastroenterologists, transplant surgeons, virologists, and other practitioners involved in caring for patients with liver disease.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    PART I: Investigating the Liver

    1 Noninvasive markers of fibrosis: how reliable are they?

    Introduction

    Currently available noninvasive methods

    Diagnostic performance of noninvasive methods for diagnosing cirrhosis

    Use in clinical practice

    Conclusions and perspectives

    References

    2 Liver biopsy in chronic viral hepatitis: is there still life left in it?

    Liver biopsy

    Serologic markers

    Imaging alternatives to liver biopsy

    Guidelines

    What is the trend?

    Is biopsy needed for the complications of chronic viral hepatitis?

    Is there still life in it?

    References

    3 Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in viral liver disease: any new biomarkers on the horizon?

    Introduction

    References

    4 Realistic estimates of hepatitis C virus and hepatitis B virus disease burden

    Introduction

    References

    PART II: Today's Therapies

    Section 1: HCV

    5 Acute hepatitis C: treat immediately or give a chance to spontaneously clear?

    Introduction

    Defining acute hepatitis C infection

    Risk factors for evolution of chronic infection

    Acute hepatitis C increasing due to opioid epidemic

    Treatment response rates in acute relative to chronic hepatitis C

    Arguments to treat or not to treat in acute hepatitis C (Table 5.1)

    Postexposure prophylaxis (PEP)

    Practical approach to decision making in acute hepatitis C

    References

    6 Is ribavirin alive or dead in the current era of HCV therapy?

    Introduction

    Ribavirin in the interferon era

    Ribavirin in the era of alloral DAAs

    Conclusion

    References

    7 Hepatitis C virus genotype and viral testing, and ontreatment monitoring: necessary or overkill?

    Introduction

    Current recommendations on diagnosis and treatment monitoring for HCV infection

    Proposed framework for simplified HCV infection management (Figure 7.1)

    Conclusion

    References

    8 Treatment of hepatitis C virus in renal disease: can we use all the drugs without additional monitoring?

    Introduction

    DAA metabolism and general recommendations

    Nonsofosbuvir recent results

    Sofosbuvirbased regimen and renal safety

    Conclusion

    References

    9 Does directly acting antiviral therapy improve quality of life?

    Introduction

    Healthrelated quality of life in chronic hepatitis C infection

    Directacting antiviral therapy and healthrelated quality of life

    Conclusion

    References

    10 Morbid obesity and hepatitis C: treat as normal or are there additional issues to consider?

    Obesity as a health problem

    Obesityrelated comorbidities

    Assessment of fibrosis in obese patients

    Obesity and sustained virologic response with interferon therapies

    Obesity and SVR in the new directacting antivirals

    Obesity as a predictor of fibrosis progression beyond SVR

    Conclusion

    References

    11 Generic directacting antiviral agents: do they work well?

    Introduction

    Access to generic DAAs

    Bioequivalent pharmacokinetics for generic and originator DAAs

    Results of generic DAAs by country

    Buyers’ club global access programs

    Results of generic DAA by genotype, cirrhosis and treatment regimen – comparison with clinical trial data

    Conclusion

    References

    12 Impact and management of patients with multiple hepatitis C virus genotypes

    Introduction

    Extent of the problem

    Chimeric hepatitis C virus

    Clinical implications of infection with multiple genotypes

    Conclusion

    References

    13 Hepatitis C virus and injecting drug use: what are the challenges?

    Introduction

    Challenge 1: Identification of those with cirrhosis

    Challenge 2: Halting the spread of HCV

    Challenge 3: Providing treatment as prevention

    Challenge 4: Poor linkage to care

    Challenge 5: Reinfection

    Challenge 6: Standard models of care are not suited for PWID

    Conclusion

    References

    14 Hepatitis B virus reactivation while on hepatitis C virus directacting antiviral therapy: is that a real concern and when is it a concern?

    Introduction

    Prevalence of HCV/HBV coinfection

    Definition of HBV infection

    Definitions of HBV reactivation and clinically significant adverse events

    HBV reactivation among persons with chronic HBV

    HBV reactivation among persons with resolved HBV

    Recommendations for clinical practice

    Conclusion

    References

    15 Drug–drug interactions with directacting antivirals: when do we need to care?

    Introduction

    Mechanisms of Drug–Drug Interactions

    Pharmacology of individual directly acting antivirals

    Drug–drug interaction advice for specific therapeutic areas

    Conclusion

    References

    16 Treatment of hepatitis C in children

    Introduction

    Principles of treatment

    General management

    Conclusion

    References

    17 While directacting antivirals are effective, are there any unique safety considerations?

    Introduction

    Safety profile of DAAs

    Significant drug–drug interactions

    Conclusion

    References

    18 Harm reduction strategies to prevent new infections and reinfections among people who inject drugs: how effective are they?

    Introduction

    Risk factors for HCV acquisition among people who inject drugs

    Definitions of viral relapse and reinfection

    Strategies to reduce HCV (re)infection among PWID

    Treatment as prevention and the impact of reinfection

    Practical approaches to prevent HCV infection and reinfection among PWID

    References

    19 Hepatitis C virus therapy in advanced liver disease: treat or transplant and treat?

    Introduction

    Efficacy and safety of treatment before liver transplantation

    Efficacy and safety of treatment after liver transplantation

    Controversies in the timing of HCV treatment of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

    Conclusion

    References

    20 Hepatocellular carcinoma and hepatitis C virus: which should be treated first?

    Introduction

    Treatment of HCV before tumor eradication

    Treatment of HCV after tumor eradication

    Conclusion

    References

    21 Should we incentivize patients to take hepatitis C virus therapy?

    Introduction

    Conclusion

    References

    22 Treating prisoners with hepatitis C: should we do it and how?

    Introduction

    Response

    Challenges and solutions

    Conclusion

    Acknowledgments

    References

    23 Use of hepatitis C viruspositive organs for uninfected recipients in the era of effective and safe directacting antivirals: pros and cons

    Introduction

    Definitions

    Use of organs from HCVpositive donors in HCVnegative recipients

    Treatment and ethical concerns

    Current and future perspectives

    References

    24 Is reallife hepatitis C virus therapy as effective as in clinical trials?

    References

    Section 2: HBV, HDV, and HEV

    25 Management of acute hepatitis B infection: when should we offer antiviral therapy?

    Introduction

    Rationale for treatment of acute HBV infection

    Viral kinetics of acute HBV infection

    Antiviral options for acute HBV infection

    Antiviral therapy to improve liver function in acute HBV

    Antiviral therapy to prevent chronic infection in acute HBV

    Discussion

    Conclusion

    References

    26 Rethinking the inactive carrier state: management of patients with lowreplicative HBeAgnegative chronic hepatitis B and normal liver enzymes

    Introduction

    Definition of normal ALT levels

    Hepatitis B virus DNA levels

    Serum HBsAg levels

    Hepatitis B corerelated antigen

    Fibrosis evaluation and noninvasive markers

    Natural history

    Therapy

    References

    27 Hepatitis B e antigenpositive chronic hepatitis B infection with minimal changes on liver biopsy: what to do next

    Conclusion

    References

    28 The management of hepatitis B virus in pregnancy

    Prevention of hepatitis B virus transmission by vaccination

    Antiviral prophylaxis for high viral load mothers

    Hepatitis flare after stopping antiviral therapy

    Safety of antiviral drugs during pregnancy and breastfeeding

    References

    29 Treatment of hepatitis B in children

    References

    30 Hepatitis B vaccine failures: how do we handle them?

    Introduction

    History

    Definition of nonresponse to immunization

    Risk factors for nonresponse to vaccination

    Ways to approach nonresponse to conventional immunization against HBV

    Vaccine adjuvants and immune stimulators

    References

    31 The stopping rules in hepatitis B virus therapy: can we provide any guidance?

    The dilemma: effective control but little cure in chronic hepatitis B

    How may discontinuation of antiviral treatment increase immune control?

    Stopping NA treatment after achieving serologic endpoints

    Inducing serologic response by stopping NA treatment in HBeAgnegative patients

    How can response to NA discontinuation be predicted?

    Management of harmful ALT flares after NA discontinuation

    Guidance for stopping NA treatment

    Future perspectives on the role of NA discontinuation for HBV treatment

    References

    32 Hepatitis C and hepatitis B coinfection

    Introduction

    Clinical impact of HCV/HBV coinfection

    Evaluation and treatment of HCV and HBV coinfection (Table 32.1)

    Treatment of subjects with HCV/HBV coinfection using PEGIFN and RBV

    Treatment of HBV and HCV coinfection in the era of DAA

    Improvement in clinical outcomes

    Updated international guidance on the treatment of patients with HCV and HBV coinfection

    Conclusion and Future Directions

    Acknowledgments

    References

    33 Chronic hepatitis E virus infection: is it reality or hype and where does it matter?

    Introduction

    Chronic HEV infection among solid organ transplant patients

    Chronic HEV infection among HIVpositive patients

    Management of chronic HEV infection

    Conclusion

    References

    34 Hepatitis E virus vaccines: have they arrived – when, where and for whom?

    Introduction

    Principles underlying HEV vaccines

    Human studies with HEV vaccines: efficacy and safety

    Indications for use of HEV vaccine

    Conclusion

    References

    PART III: Clinical Setup and the Future

    35 Do we need expert hepatitis C virus treaters or are amateur treaters good enough?

    References

    36 Hepatitis C vaccines: how close are we to the promised land?

    The need for an HCV vaccine

    HCV vaccine rationale: insights from natural infection and animal studies

    Generating antiHCV immunity with vaccines

    Universal HCV vaccines to target multiple genotypes

    Combining antibody and Tcell components in rational vaccine design

    Remaining challenges to overcome in HCV vaccine development

    Acknowledgments

    References

    37 Elimination of hepatitis C virus in highprevalence, lowincome countries: is it feasible?

    The hope

    The barriers

    Pursuit of a model of care: the Egyptian experience

    Conclusion

    References

    38 Hepatitis B virus diagnostics: anything new?

    Introduction

    Hepatitis B surface antigen

    Quantitative HBV DNA testing

    Covalently closed circular DNA

    Hepatitis B e antigen and antibody

    Hepatitis B core antigen and corerelated antigen

    Quantitative HBV RNA

    Hepatitis B core antibody

    Hepatitis B surface antibody

    HBV genotypes and subtypes

    Precore and basal core mutations

    Biomarkers associated with risk for progression

    Future perspectives

    Conclusion

    References

    PART IV: Ongoing Controversies

    39 Is hepatocellular carcinoma risk impacted favorably or unfavorably by hepatitis C virus therapy with directacting antivirals?

    References

    40 Global elimination of hepatitis C virus by 2030: the optimistic view

    Introduction

    Infectious diseases elimination and HCV elimination as a global target

    Progress towards HCV elimination targets

    Strategies required to enhance global HCV elimination efforts

    Reasons for optimism

    References

    41 Global elimination of hepatitis C virus by 2030: the pessimistic view

    Introduction

    Underdiagnosis of HCV infection

    Inadequate prevention strategies

    Undertreatment of HCV infection

    Conclusion

    References

    Index

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    The book presents multitude of endoscopic, histologic, and radiographic images as well as illustrations and metabolic pathways to convey a better understanding of disease processes. It also includes a list of recommended readings provided by the chapter authors, giving you a solid introduction to pediatric gastroenterology.

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    Perfect for residents, generalists, medical students, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who need a practical, working knowledge of gastroenterology, Netter's Gastroenterology, 3rd Edition, provides a concise overview highlighted by unique, memorable Netter illustrations. This superb visual resource showcases the well-known work of Frank H. Netter, MD, and his successor, Carlos Machado, MD, a physician who has created clear, full-color illustrations in the Netter tradition. Up-to-date coverage of the full range of digestive diseases—including gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition— keeps you current with the latest information in the field.

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    • Features over 300 Netter and Netter-style images that highlight key aspects of patient presentation, pathophysiology, and relevant anatomy to provide a rich visual understanding of the most important concepts.
    • Includes access to 25 printable patient education brochures in the enhanced eBook version.
    • Provides complete guidance on all major GI diseases and conditions through sections on normal structure and function, the clinical picture, diagnosis, treatment and management, course and progress, and prevention and control.
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      Table of Contents

     

      Copyright

      Dedication

      Contributors

      Preface

      About The Artists

      Online Contents

      Section I Esophagus

      Introduction

      1 Anatomy of the Esophagus and the Foregut

      2 Congenital Anomalies of the Esophagus

      3 Deglutition

      4 Benign Disease of the Esophagus

      5 Esophageal Diverticula

      6 Foreign Bodies in the Esophagus

      7 Caustic Injury of the Esophagus

      8 Esophageal Rupture and Perforation

      9 Esophageal Varicosities

      10 Eosinophilic Esophagitis

      11 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

      12 Sliding and Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernias Types 1, 2, and 3

      13 Esophageal Motility Disorders and Diagnosis

      14 Neoplastic Disease of the Esophagus

      Section II Stomach and Duodenum

      15 Anatomy of the Stomach and Duodenum

      16 Gastric Secretion

      17 Factors Influencing Gastric Activity

      18 Role of the Stomach in Digestion

      19 Gastric Acid Secretion Tests

      20 Effects of Drugs on Gastric Function

      21 Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

      22 Coated Tongue, Halitosis, and Thrush

      23 Aerophagia and Eructation

      24 Motility of the Stomach

      25 Gastroparesis and Gastric Motility Disorders

      26 Pyloric Obstruction and the Effects of Vomiting

      27 Nausea and Vomiting

      28 Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis

      29 Diverticula of the Stomach and Gastrointestinal Prolapse

      30 Diverticula of the Duodenum

      31 Dyspepsia, Functional Dyspepsia, and Nonulcer Dyspepsia

      32 Helicobacter pylori Infection

      33 Gastritis

      34 Peptic Ulcer Disease

      35 Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

      36 Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

      37 Benign Tumors of the Stomach and Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

      38 Gastrointestinal Lymphoma and Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue

      39 Cancers of the Stomach

      40 Tumors of the Duodenum

      41 Principles of Gastric Surgery

      42 Postgastrectomy Complications

      43 Effects of Total Gastrectomy

      Section III Abdominal Wall

      44 Abdominal Wall Anatomy

      45 Peritoneum and Related Diseases

      46 Mesenteric Ischemia and Other Vascular Lesions

      47 Alimentary Tract Obstruction and Intestinal Injuries

      48 Abdominal Wall and Abdominal Cavity Hernias

      49 Abdominal Access

      Section IV Small Intestine

      50 Anatomy of the Small Intestine

      51 Secretory, Digestive, and Absorptive Functions of the Small Intestine

      52 Gastrointestinal Hormones and Neurotransmitters

      53 Imaging of the Small Intestine

      54 Visceral Reflexes

      55 Congenital Abnormalities of the Small Intestine

      56 Meckel Diverticulum

      57 Diverticula of the Small Intestine

      58 Motility and Dysmotility of the Small Intestine

      59 Obstruction and Ileus of the Small Intestine

      60 Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

      61 Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders

      62 Evaluation of the Small Bowel

      63 Lactose, Fructose, and Sucrose Intolerance

      64 Diarrhea

      65 Celiac Disease and Malabsorption

      66 Whipple Disease

      67 Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

      68 Short Bowel Syndrome

      69 Food Allergy

      70 Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

      71 Intussusception of the Small Intestine

      72 Benign Tumors of the Small Intestine

      73 Malignant Tumors of the Small Intestine

      74 Carcinoid Syndrome and Neuroendocrine Tumors

      75 Ileostomy, Colostomy, and Gastroenteric Stomas

      Section V Colon, Rectum, and Anus

      76 Anatomy of the Colon, Rectum, and Anus

      77 Secretory, Digestive, and Absorptive Functions of the Colon and Colonic Flora

      78 Probiotics, Prebiotics, and the Microbiota

      79 Anoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, and Colonoscopy

      80 Laparoscopy and Laparotomy

      81 Stool Examination

      82 Intestinal Bleeding

      83 Motility and Dysmotility of the Large Intestine

      84 Normal Defecation and Pathophysiology of Fecal Incontinence

      85 Constipation

      86 Effects of Drugs on the Colon

      87 Megacolon and Hirschsprung Disease

      88 Volvulus, Sigmoid, and Cecum

      89 Diseases of the Appendix

      90 Diverticulosis

      91 Ulcerative Colitis

      92 Ileostomy and Colostomy

      93 Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis and Pouchitis

      94 Differentiating Features of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn Disease

      95 Crohn Disease, Complications and Surgical Therapy

      96 Perianal Disease in Crohn Disease

      97 Drug Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

      98 Microscopic Colitis (Lymphocytic or Collagenous Colitis)

      99 Neoplasms of the Large Bowel

      100 Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Polyposis Syndromes

      101 Rectal Cancer

      102 Hemorrhoids

      103 Rectal Prolapse and Procidentia

      104 Anal Fissure, Pruritus Ani, Papillitis, and Cryptitis

      105 Anorectal Abscess and Fistula

      106 Lymphogranuloma Venereum and Sexually Transmitted Proctitis

      107 Fecal Incontinence

      Section VI Infectious and Parasitic Diseases of the Alimentary Tract

      108 Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Gastrointestinal Tract

      109 Infectious Esophagitis

      110 Typhoid Fever (Paratyphoid Fever, Enteric Fever)

      111 Food Poisoning and Enteric Pathogens

      112 Clostridium difficile and Other Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea

      113 Gastrointestinal Tuberculosis

      114 Abdominal Actinomycosis

      115 Amebiasis

      116 Giardia lamblia and Other Protozoan Infections

      117 Intestinal Helminths

      118 Enterobiasis

      119 Ascariasis

      120 Strongyloidiasis

      121 Hookworm Disease (Necatoriasis and Ancylostomiasis)

      122 Tapeworms (Cestodes)

      123 Other Helminth Infections

      Section VII Pancreas

      124 Development and Anatomy of the Pancreas

      125 Pancreatic Ducts and Exocrine and Endocrine Organs

      126 Pancreatic Physiology

      127 Cystic Fibrosis

      128 Acute Pancreatitis

      129 Chronic Pancreatitis

      130 Pancreatic Cancer

      131 Cystic Neoplasms of the Pancreas

      132 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors (Islet Cell Tumors)

      Section VIII Gallbladder and Bile Ducts

      133 Anatomy and Function of the Gallbladder

      134 Gallstones

      135 Acute Cholecystitis

      136 Cholecystitis

      137 Chronic Cholecystitis

      138 Choledocholithiasis and Cholangitis

      139 Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

      140 Periampullary Cancer

      141 Gallbladder Cancer

      142 Cholangiocarcinoma

      Section IX Liver

      143 Anatomy of the Liver

      144 Liver Function Tests

      145 Prothrombin Formation

      146 Bilirubin and Bile Acid Metabolism

      147 Clinical Manifestations of Cirrhosis

      148 Physical Diagnosis of Liver Disease

      149 Causes of Portal Hypertension

      150 Ascites

      151 Hepatic Encephalopathy

      152 Hepatorenal Syndrome

      153 Variceal Bleeding

      154 Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt

      155 Liver Biopsy

      156 Hepatic Necrosis

      157 Cirrhosis

      158 Imaging Studies of the Liver

      159 Alcoholic Liver Disease

      160 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Steatohepatitis

      161 Extrahepatic Biliary Obstruction

      162 Primary Biliary Cholangitis

      163 Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

      164 Autoimmune Hepatitis

      165 Acute Viral Hepatitis (Hepatitis A, D, E)

      166 Hepatitis B

      167 Hepatitis C

      168 Hepatitis Caused by Other Viruses

      169 Hepatotoxicity

      170 Disorders of Bilirubin Transport

      171 α1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

      172 Hereditary Hemochromatosis

      173 Liver Disease in Pregnancy

      174 Benign Liver Tumors

      175 Granulomatous Liver Diseases

      176 Wilson Disease

      177 Hepatocellular Carcinoma

      178 Liver Transplantation

      179 Other Infections of the Liver

      180 Vascular Disorders of the Liver

      181 Bile Duct Cancer

      182 Metastatic Cancer

      183 Hepatic Trauma

      Section X Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Disease

      184 Dietary and Nutritional Assessment

      185 Macronutrients and Energy

      186 Micronutrient and Vitamin Deficiency

      187 Enteral Nutrition

      188 Dietary Fiber

      189 Parenteral Nutrition

      190 Malnutrition

      191 Surgical Treatment of Obesity

      192 Gastrointestinal Diseases Related to Nutrition

     

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    • Features a comprehensive overview of new therapies for patients with GERD
    • Supplemented with color illustrations and tables
    • Written by experts in the field

    About this book

    This volume presents the most recent developments in diagnosis and treatment of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and those who continue to be refractory to conventional GERD therapies. The book delineates the role of newly developed endoscopic therapies in GERD and outlines the best candidates for surgical fundoplication. Topics as the risks associated with GERD, lifestyle modification in GERD and the role of H2RA and proton pump inhibitor therapy in treating reflux disease are also explored.

    Written by authorities in the field, Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a concise yet comprehensive resource that is useful for primary care providers, gastroenterologists, pulmonologists, surgeons and ENT specialists.

     

    Reviews

    “This monograph focuses on the recent evidence-based literature about the many ways of diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux disease as well as the lifestyle modifications and medical, pharmacological, and surgical options for treatment. … This well researched, comprehensive monograph is a valuable read for every clinician treating patients with reflux disease and an absolute necessity for every academic library in a teaching facility.” (Vincent F. Carr, Doody’s Book Reviews, September, 2015)

     

    Table of contents (8 chapters)

    ·         Definitions of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

    Patel, Amit (et al.)

    Pages 1-17

    ·         Complications of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Yachimski, Patrick

    Pages 19-35

    ·         Diagnostic Approaches to GERD

    Micic, Dejan (et al.)

    Pages 37-57

    ·         Lifestyle Modifications in GERD

    Akbar, Ali (et al.)

    Pages 59-70

    ·         Role of H

    Jacobs, John W. (et al.)

    Pages 71-91

    ·         Novel Upcoming Therapies

    Maradey-Romero, Carla (et al.)

    Pages 93-115

    ·         Minimally Invasive GERD Therapies

    Azagury, Dan E. (et al.)

    Pages 117-143

    ·         Role of LES Augmentation for Early Progressive Disease in GERD and Fundoplication for End-Stage Disease in GERD

    Worrell, Stephanie G. (et al.)

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    ·  3. Gastrostomy and Gastrojejunostomy

    ·  4. Ascites Management

    ·  5. Abscess Drainage/Biopsy

    ·  6. Biliary Interventions

    ·  7. Interventions in Portal Hypertension

    ·  8. Liver: Oncology/Trauma

    ·  9. Radiologic Diagnosis and Intervention for Gastrointestinal Bleeding

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    Many bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi play key roles in the development of gastrointestinal diseases, and this practical reference brings you up to speed with this increasingly important area. Covering a broad range of GI diseases and cancers, this resource provides an expert overview of the field, ideal for all gastroenterologists and infectious disease physicians.

    Table Of Contents:

    Preface

    1. Infections associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer

    2. Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) and Gastric Cancer

    3. Gallbladder Disease and Cancer

    4. Hepatocellular carcinoma

    5. Acute pancreatitis

    6. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

    7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    8. Appendicitis

    9. Colorectal cancer

    10. Pancreatic Cancer

    11. Viral Gastroenteritis

    12. Bacterial Gastroenteritis

    13. Molecular pathogenesis of gastrointestinal infections

    14. Whipple Disease

    15. Celiac Disease

    16. Parasitic Diarrhea

    17. Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis

    18. Fecal Transplants

       

     


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    Fully updated to include recent advances in the field, Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Review and Assessment, 11th Edition, prepares you for certification and recertification exams using an effective question-and-answer format that follows the ABIM blueprint. Every question reflects current standards of practice and simulates what you’re likely to see on the exam. Use this review tool as a stand-alone resource, or combine it with the Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease text for further information and study.

     

    Table Of Contents:

     

    Part I Biology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    1. Chapter 1 Documents Here: Cellular Growth and Neoplasia

    2. Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation

    3. The Enteric Microbiota

    4. Gastrointestinal Hormones and Neurotransmitters

    Part II Nutrition in Gastroenterology

    5. Chapter 2 Documents Here: Nutritional Principles and the Assessment of the Gastroenterology Patient

    6. Nutritional Management

    7. Obesity

    8. Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity

    9. Feeding and Eating Disorders

    10. Food Allergies

    Part III Symptoms, Signs, and Biopsychosocial Issues

    11. Chapter 3 Documents here: Acute Abdominal Pain

    12. Chronic Abdominal Pain

    13. Symptoms of Esophageal Disease

    14. Dyspepsia

    15. Nausea and Vomiting

    16. Diarrhea

    17. Intestinal Gas

    18. Fecal Incontinence

    19. Constipation

    20. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    21. Jaundice

    22. Biopsychosocial Issues in Gastroenterology

    23. Factitious Gastrointestinal Disease

    Part IV Topics Involving Multiple Organs

    24. Chapter 4 Documents here: Oral Diseases and Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases

    25. Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases

    26. Diverticula of the Pharynx, Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine

    27. Abdominal Hernias and Gastric Volvulus

    28. Foreign Bodies, Bezoars, and Caustic Ingestions

    29. Abdominal Abscesses and Gastrointestinal Fistulas

    30. Eosinophilic Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    31. Protein-Losing Gastroenteropathy

    32. Gastrointestinal Lymphomas

    33. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)

    34. Neuroendocrine Tumors

    35. Gastrointestinal Consequences of Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus"

    36. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Complications of Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

    37. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

    38. Vascular Lesions of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    39. Surgical Peritonitis and Other Diseases of the Peritoneum, Mesentery, Omentum, and Diaphragm

    40. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders in the Pregnant Patient

    41. Radiation Injury

    42. Preparation for and Complications of GI Endoscopy

    Part V Esophagus

    43. Chapter 5 Documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Esophagus

    44. Esophageal Neuromuscular Function and Motility Disorders

    45. Esophageal Disorders Caused by Medications, Trauma, and Infection

    46. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    47. Barrett's Esophagus

    48. Esophageal Tumors

    Part VI Stomach and Duodenum

    49. Chapter 6 documents here: Anatomy, Histology and Developmental Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum

    50. Gastric Neuromuscular Function and Neuromuscular Disorders

    51. Gastric Secretion

    52. Helicobacter pylori, Gastritis, and Gastropathies

    53. Peptic Ulcer Disease

    54. Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach and Other Gastric Tumors

    Part VII Pancreas

    55. Chapter 7 documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Pancreas

    56. Pancreatic Secretion

    57. Hereditary, Familial, and Genetic Disorders of the Pancreas and Pancreatic Disorders in Childhood

    58. Acute Pancreatitis

    59. Chronic Pancreatitis

    60. Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms, and Other Nonendocrine Pancreatic Tumors

    61. Endoscopic Treatment of Pancreatic Disease

    Part VIII Biliary Tract

    62. Chapter 8 documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Developmental Anomalies, and Pediatric Disorders of the Biliary Tract

    63. Biliary Tract Motor Function and Dysfunction

    64. Bile Secretion and the Enterohepatic Circulation

    65. Gallstone Disease

    66. Treatment of Gallstone Disease

    67. Acalculous Biliary Pain, Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis, Cholesterolosis, Adenomyomatosis, and Gallbladder Polyps

    68. Primary and Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    69. Tumors of the Bile Ducts, Gallbladder, and Ampulla

    70. Endoscopic and Radiologic Treatment of Biliary Disease

    Part IX Liver

    71. Chapter 9 Documents Here: Embryology, Anatomy, Histology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Liver

    72. Liver Physiology and Energy Metabolism

    73. Liver Chemistry and Function Tests

    74. Overview of Cirrhosis

    75. Hemochromatosis

    76. Wilson Disease

    77. Other Inherited Metabolic Disorders of the Liver

    78. Hepatitis A

    79. Hepatitis B

    80. Hepatitis C

    81. Hepatitis D

    82. Hepatitis E

    83. Hepatitis Caused by Other Viruses

    84. Bacterial, Parasitic, and Fungal Infections of the Liver, including Liver Abscess

    85. Vascular disorders of liver

    86. Alcoholic Liver Disease

    87. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

    88. Liver Disease Caused by Drugs

    89. Liver Disease Caused by Anesthetics, Chemicals, Toxins, and Herbal and Dietary Supplements

    90. Autoimmune Hepatitis

    91. Primary Biliary Cholangitis

    92. Portal Hypertension and Variceal Bleeding

    93. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

    94. Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hepatopulmonary Syndrome, and Other Systemic Complications of Liver Disease

    95. Acute Liver Failure

    96. Hepatic Tumors and Cysts

    97. Liver Transplantation

    Part X Small and Large Intestine

    98. Chapter 10 documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Small and Large Intestine

    99. Small Intestinal Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction

    100. Colonic Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction

    101. Intestinal Electrolyte Absorption and Secretion

    102. Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins

    103. Intestinal Digestion and Absorption of Micronutrients

    104. Maldigestion and Malabsorption

    105. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

    106. Short Bowel Syndrome

    107. Celiac Disease

    108. Tropical Diarrhea and Malabsorption

    109. Whipple's Disease

    110. Infectious Enteritis and Proctocolitis

    111. Food Poisoning

    112. Clostridium difficile Infection

    113. Intestinal Protozoa

    114. Intestinal Worms

    115. IBD 1: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

    116. IBD 2: Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

    117. Ileostomy, Colostomy, and Pouches

    118. Intestinal Ischemia

    119. Intestinal Ulcerations

    120. Appendicitis

    121. Diverticular Disease of the Colon

    122. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    123. Intestinal Obstruction

    124. Ileus and Pseudo-obstruction

    125. Tumors of the Small Intestine

    126. Colonic Polyps and Polyposis Syndromes

    127. Colorectal Cancer

    128. Other Diseases of the Colon

    129. Anal Diseases

    Part XI Additional Treatments for Patients with Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

    130. Chapter 11 documents here: Probiotics

    131. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

    132. Palliative and End-of-Life Care

       

     

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    Provides clinicians with reliable, clearly presented information on current techniques in pathology, their uses and indications, and clinical–pathologic correlations

    • Assist clinicians in their daily decision making by providing reliable, clearly presented information on current techniques in pathology
    • Clinical correlations are presented with the aid of high-quality illustrations.

    About this book

    This is the first volume in a new Springer series, Pathology for Clinicians, which aims to assist clinicians in their daily decision making by providing reliable, clearly presented information on current techniques in pathology, their uses and indications, clinical–pathologic correlations, and the significance of pathologic diagnoses. Liver Pathology for Clinicians first discusses key technical aspects of liver biopsy, including the use of special stains and immunohistochemistry. Detailed guidance is provided on both common and uncommon indications for liver biopsy, including repeat or serial biopsies, and on the choice of procedure. The role of liver biopsy in the contexts of transplantation and systemic disease is also clearly explained. Clinical-pathologic correlations are presented with the aid of high-quality illustrations.

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    DESCRIPTION:

    This revised and updated second edition of the popular and comprehensive guide to the study of gastroenterology

    The revised second edition of Essentials of Gastroenterology provides a highly practical and concise guide to gastroenterology. The text covers every major disorder likely to be encountered during both GI training and in clinical practice. It also offers a handbook for preparing for Board examinations (e.g., USMLE and Internal Medicine Board examinations) as well as a handy clinical consultation tool. Fully updated to reflect the latest scientific information and practice guidelines, each section of the book covers a specific area of the gastroenterology tract and follows a standard outline: general information, normal physiology, etiology and pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, complications, prognosis, and treatment.

    The text provides easy-to-assimilate information on each disorder and includes the key facts, concise, bulleted paragraphs, and a structure that lends itself to accessibility and point-of-care use in a busy clinical setting. In addition, Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions allow users to self-assess their knowledge, a photo gallery provides a great visual element, and clinical cases throughout allow readers to identify with real-life clinical scenarios. Essentials of Gastroenterology is the hands-on guide that:

    •    Covers the whole of gastroenterology in one highly practical volume

    •    Presents updated pedagogic features to help achieve rapid clinical understanding, such as case studies, practice points, key weblinks and potential pitfalls boxes

    •    Includes more than 100 Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions ideal for self-assessment

    •    Contains comparison of major society (BSG, ASG, ACG, UEGF, etc.) guidelines for all main GI conditions

    Designed for us by gastroenterologists and GI trainees, Essentials of Gastroenterology is therevised and improved edition of the popular manual that is filled with up-to-date information on all the GI disorders. Trainees will learn the essentials of their specialty, as well as providing the seasoned gastroenterologist with a useful refresher tool.

     

    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Contributor List xi

    Foreword xv

    Preface xvii

    Acknowledgments xix

    Tribute to Shanthi V. Sitaraman xxi

    Luminal Gastrointestinal Tract 1
    Shreya Raja and Melanie S. Harrison

    1 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 3
    Shani Woolard and Jennifer Christie

    2 Dysphagia 19
    Emad Qayed and Shanthi Srinivasan

    3 Peptic Ulcer Disease 35
    Meena A. Prasad and Lawrence S. Friedman

    4 Common Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeries 49
    Rebecca G. Lopez and Edward Lin

    5 Acute Diarrhea 71
    Jan]Michael A. Klapproth

    6 Chronic Diarrhea 89
    Sonali S. Sakaria and Robin E. Rutherford

    7 Irritable Bowel Syndrome 105
    Kavya M. Sebastian

    8 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 113
    Jan]Michael A. Klapproth

    9 Constipation 133
    Shreya Raja and Shanthi Srinivasan

    10 Colorectal Neoplasms 149
    Pruthvi Patel and Vincent W. Yang

    Liver 165
    JP Norvell

    11 Liver Anatomy and Histopathology 167
    Joel P. Wedd

    12 Liver Biochemical Tests 179
    Nader Dbouk and Samir Parekh

    13 Viral Hepatitis 195
    Anjana A. Pillai and Lawrence S. Friedman

    14 Alcoholic Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 211
    Stephen H. Berger and Ryan M. Ford

    15 Chronic Liver Disease 227
    Preeti A. Reshamwala

    16 Portal Hypertension 245
    JP Norvell

    Pancreas and Biliary System 269
    Stephan Goebel and Lisa Cassani

    17 Pancreatic Anatomy and Function 271
    Field F. Willingham

    18 Acute Pancreatitis 283
    Steven Keilin

    19 Chronic Pancreatitis 301
    Anthony M. Gamboa and Qiang Cai

    20 Bile Acid Metabolism 315
    Nicole M. Griglione and Field F. Willingham

    21 Gallstones and Complications 325
    Julia Massaad

    Common Problems in Gastroenterology 339
    Emad Qayed and Meena A. Prasad

    22 Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding 341
    Tanvi Dhere

    23 Abdominal Pain 359
    Kamil Obideen

    24 Jaundice 367
    Nader Dbouk and Preeti A. Reshamwala

    25 Abdominal Emergencies 381
    Stephan Goebel

    Picture Gallery 399
    Sonali S. Sakaria and Saurabh Chawla

    26 Classic Skin Manifestations 401
    Melanie S. Harrison, Robert A. Swerlick, and Zakiya P. Rice

    27 Classic Images 413
    Pardeep K. Mittal, Courtney C. Moreno, William C. Small, and Saurabh Chawla

    28 Classic Pathology 443
    Sujaata R. Dwadasi, Mary M. Flynn, Stephen K. Lau, and Meena A. Prasad

    Index 471

     

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    DESCRIPTION

    This 4th edition of Yamada's Handbook of Gastroenterology provides a portable, well-illustrated, rapid access handbook for gastroenterologists of all levels, perfect for quick and easy use while on the wards. 

    Divided into 2 parts -- part 1 being symptom-focused and part 2 disease-focused, it gives 100% clinical assessment and practical management advice for the entire range of GI symptoms, complaints and conditions that patients present with. Every symptom you're likely to encounter is covered, every condition assessed. 

     

     

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Color Plates List vii

    Preface ix

    List of Abbreviations xi

    Part 1 Approach to Patients with Gastrointestinal Symptoms or Signs

    1 The Patient with Dysphagia or Odynophagia 3

    2 The Patient with Heartburn or Chest Pain 13

    3 The Patient with Gastrointestinal Bleeding 23

    4 The Patient with Unexplained Weight Loss 37

    5 The Patient with Nausea and Vomiting 47

    6 The Patient with Abdominal Pain 57

    7 The Patient with Gas and Bloating 69

    8 The Patient with Ileus or Obstruction 79

    9 The Patient with Constipation 89

    10 The Patient with Diarrhea 99

    11 The Patient with an Abdominal Mass 115

    12 The Patient with Jaundice or Abnormal Liver Biochemical Tests 125

    13 The Patient with Ascites 143

    14 The Patient Requiring Nutritional Support 157

    15 The Patient Requiring Endoscopic Procedures 171

    Part 2 Specific Gastrointestinal Diseases

    16 Motor Disorders of the Esophagus 187

    17 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis 197

    18 Esophageal Neoplasia 207

    19 Disorders of Gastric Emptying 217

    20 Acid Peptic Disorders 229

    21 Functional Dyspepsia 239

    22 Gastric Neoplasia 245

    23 Celiac Disease 255

    24 Short Bowel Syndrome 265

    25 Small Intestinal Neoplasia 273

    26 Diverticular Disease of the Colon 281

    27 Irritable Bowel Syndrome 289

    28 Inflammatory Bowel Disease 299

    29 Colonic Neoplasia 317

    30 Anorectal Diseases 327

    31 Pancreatitis 335

    32 Pancreatic Neoplasia 349

    33 Biliary Tract Stones and Cysts 359

    34 Viral Hepatitis 369

    35 Genetic and Metabolic Diseases of the Liver 383

    36 Cholestatic Liver Diseases 391

    37 Alcoholic Liver Disease 401

    38 Autoimmune Hepatitis 407

    39 Complications of Cirrhosis 413

    40 Primary Hepatic Neoplasms 423

    41 Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract 431

    42 Gastrointestinal Vascular Lesions 447

    43 Medical, Surgical, and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity 457

    44 Questions and Answers 463

    Index 517

     

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    Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Clinician s Guide provides practical guidance for the diagnosis and management of those suspected or known to have one of the forms of these complex diseases. It is perfect both for gastroenterology trainees learning to care for these patients and the experienced physician as a concise and practical resource for day to day use.

    Written by the experts, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Clinician s Guide is an essential tool for all gastroenterologists managing patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

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    Description:

    This book offers a self-contained review of the theoretical and practical basis of colorectal cancer screening. Colorectal cancer is currently the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide and represents a significant burden for both public health and health care systems. However, colorectal cancer deaths can be prevented using effective screening, and many countries and regions have launched population colorectal cancer screening programs. This book covers various essential aspects of colorectal cancer screening, including the epidemiology of colorectal cancer, the various screening and diagnostic tests or exams, quality issues in colorectal cancer screening, necessary infrastructures, the evaluation of effectiveness, and economic appraisals of screening programs. Focusing on organized screening, in which various quality indicators can easily monitored and effectiveness is more likely to be evaluated, it discusses the basics of screening theory and the natural history of colorectal neoplasms, to help readers understand the rationale behind cancer screening. Lastly, it features international consensus and guidelines on colorectal cancer screening to highlight the current trends in the field. This comprehensive book on recent technological developments and conceptual advances in colorectal cancer screening is a valuable resource for public health workers and clinicians alike.  

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    1. Epidemiological Trends and Risk Factors of Colorectal Cancer: Implications for Population-Based Organized Service Screening

    2. Population-Based Organized Service Screening for Colorectal Cancer

    3. Options of Colorectal Cancer Screening: An Overview

    4. Endoscopy-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening

    5. Noninvasive Screening Test

    6. Health Information System in Population-Based Organized Service Screening for Colorectal Cancer

    7. Quality Assurance in Colorectal Cancer Screening Program

    8. Basic Theory of Screening for Short-Term Evaluation of Population-Based Screening for Colorectal Cancer

    9. Evaluating Population-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening Beyond a Randomized Controlled Trial: A Mathematical Modelling Approach

    10. Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Colorectal Cancer Screening

    11. Future of Colorectal Cancer Screening: Screening in the Big Data Era

     

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    This textbook provides a comprehensive and state-of-the-art overview of the major issues specific to the field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition. The first part of the book, Gastroenterology and Nutrition, presents in a systematic way the overall scope of issues encountered by children (newborn to teenagers) suffering from disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, pancreas and/or presenting nutritional issues. These chapters are structured in logical sections to facilitate consultation and include major topics ranging from congenital disorders to gastrointestinal problems of the newborn, infectious diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, and approach to nutritional problems in the various pediatric ages. The second part of the book, Hepatology, is articulated in a series of chapters which present a comprehensive review of congenital and acquired disorders of the biliary tract and liver. This section also includes a critical analysis of available diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and future perspectives.

    Written by experts in the field, Textbook of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition: A Comprehensive Guide to Practice constitutes a much needed, innovative resource combining updated, reliable and comprehensive information with agile consultation for a streamlined approach to the care of children with such disorders.

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    Pancreatitis: medical and surgical management provides gastroenterologists and GI surgeons, both fully qualified and in training, with a focused, evidence-based approach to the most exciting developments in the diagnosis and clinical management of pancreatitis.

    Focusing mainly on the rapidly changing and innovative medical and surgical strategies to manage the disease, new surgical procedures such as endoscopic biliary intervention and minimally invasive necrosectomy to exciting new medical therapies like Antiprotease, Lexipafant, probiotics and enzyme treatment are all discussed.

    Full colour throughout, with over 250 colour illustrations and with reference to the latest clinical guidelines from the AGA, ACG and UEGW at all times, it is an essential consultation tool for all those managing patients with this increasingly common condition.

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    Description:

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of non-surgical treatments for complicated and refractory biliary and pancreatic lesions. In particular, it offers non-surgical treatment options for benign biliary strictures. For those suffering from intractable total biliary obstruction following biliary operation, magnetic compression anastomosis represents a good therapeutic option, and this technique is fully explained. Moreover, the book describes diverse treatment modalities for hilar stricture, which is one of the most challenging areas of ERCP. Several chapters cover a variety of important aspects of this area. The book also aims to identify and solve the unmet needs for the diagnosis and treatment of biliary and pancreatic diseases. The precise explanations of treatment concepts and strategies will both increase readers’ knowledge and provide assistance in daily clinical practice. The authors are pioneering experts from around the world, and the text is supported by numerous informative illustrations and helpful summaries.

     

    ·  1. High-Level Biliary Strictures After Living-Donor Liver Transplantation

    ·  2. Totally Obstructed Biliary Stricture I: Concept and Methods of Magnetic Compression Anastomosis

    ·  3. Totally Obstructed Biliary Stricture II: Clinical Applications and Results of Magnetic Compression Anastomosis

    ·  4. Percutaneous Intervention for Refractory Benign Biliary Strictures

    ·  5. SEMS Insertion for Hilar Stricture: Who, When, and Why?

    ·  6. SEMS Insertion for Hilar Stricture: Which Stent, How and Why?

    ·  7. SEMS Insertion for Malignant Hilar Stricture: ERCP Versus the Percutaneous Approach

    ·  8. Palliative Therapy for Malignant Biliary Obstruction

    ·  9. Differentiation of Indeterminate Biliary Stricture

    ·  10. Characteristics of Benign Pancreatic Duct Stricture

    ·  11. Management of Benign Pancreatic Strictures

    ·  12. Functional Biliary Stents

     

     

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    Practical Endoscopy – Tips by Experts covers important surgeries related to laparoscopy and hysteroscopy in gynaecology and provides simple, practical tips to enhance surgical performance. This new edition is comprised of 43 chapters arranged in 5 sections; Basic Endoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Vaginal Surgery and Unusual Cases, with many new chapters and revision of old chapters.

    The section on laparoscopy has been completely updated, with new chapters encompassing laparoscopic hysterectomy for multiple myomas, large fibroids, previous caesarean sections, endometriosis, intramural myoma, anatomy of pelvic floor and laparoscopic vault suspension, single incision laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery in gynaecology.

    Chapters on surgical principles for vaginal surgery, apical and posterior vaginal wall repair have been added to the vaginal surgery section and more cases have been included in the unusual cases section.

    Practical Endoscopy – Tips by Experts provides practical tips and footnotes for each chapter, along with over 750 full colour images and illustrations. This comprehensive book, with contributions from experts in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology, is essential reading for postgraduate and practising endoscopists.

    Key Features

    • New edition features many new and fully revised chapters
    • Completely updated laparoscopy section
    • 750+ full colour images and illustrations

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    About this book

     

    Similar to the 1st edition, the 2nd edition of Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract provides different approaches for various organs of the gastrointestinal tract. This book provides an updated resource of advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques for patients with GI cancers. It is primarily designed to provide a step-by-step approach of surgical techniques, highlighting key learning points and potential operative pitfalls. The text is largely focused on minimally invasive surgical techniques (laparoscopic and robotic), with new chapters on innovations in gastric cancer surgery including middle gastrectomy, pylorus preserving gastrectomy, and sentinel lymph node dissection.  In addition, the text also includes new chapters on single incision surgery for cancers of the GI tract, on advanced instrumentation for trans-anal procedures, and on refined robotic approaches to total mesorectal excision. Chapters are written by experts with extensive experience in new techniques, and are accompanied by companion videos in almost every chapter.

    The 2nd edition of Minimally Invasive Surgical Techniques for Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract proves to be a valuable resource for surgeons at all levels of training that are interested in learning new techniques to improve patient satisfaction and cancer outcomes.

     

    Table of contents (34 chapters)

     

    Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy

    Pages 3-15

    Baker, Nicholas (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Ivor Lewis Esophagectomy

    Pages 17-24

    Kim, Jae (et al.)

    Robotic Three-Field Esophagectomy

    Pages 25-34

    Kang, Chang Hyun (et al.)

    Robotic Segmental Gastrectomy for Large Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

    Pages 35-41

    Merchant, Shaila (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Gastric Wedge Resection

    Pages 43-53

    Banerjee, Sudeep (et al.)

    Step-by-Step Description of Pylorus-Preserving Gastrectomy

    Pages 55-64

    Berlth, Felix (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Gastric Cancer

    Pages 65-74

    Takeuchi, Hiroya (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Total Gastrectomy

    Pages 75-84

    Palter, Vanessa (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Gastrectomy

    Pages 85-91

    Lam, Jenny (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Perfusion for Gastric Cancer

    Pages 93-99

    Newhook, Timothy E. (et al.)

    Eastern Experience of Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy

    Pages 101-108

    Senthilnathan, Palanisamy (et al.)

    Development of the Robotic Approach to Pancreaticoduodenectomy

    Pages 109-122

    Varley, Patrick (et al.)

    Robotic Pancreaticoduodenectomy

    Pages 123-132

    Cho, Edward (et al.)

    Implementation of the Robotic Technique in Pancreaticoduodenectomy

    Pages 133-141

    Georgakis, Georgios V. (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Small Bowel Resection

    Pages 143-150

    Andolfi, Ciro (et al.)

    Robotic Small Bowel Resection

    Pages 151-155

    Hirai, Kelsi (et al.)

    Laparoscopic Right Colectomy

    Pages 159-167

    Guerrero-Ramirez, Jose L. (et al.)

    Robotic Right Colectomy

    Pages 169-176

    Cleary, Robert K. (et al.)

    Single Incision Right Colectomy

    Pages 177-183

    Jenkins, Christina N. (et al.)

    Laparoscopic Left Colectomy

    Pages 185-192

    Pigazzi, Alessio (et al.)

    Robotic Left Colectomy

    Pages 193-200

    Quezada-Diaz, Felipe (et al.)

    Minimally Invasive Low Anterior Resection

    Pages 201-209

    Albert, Matthew (et al.)

    Robotic Low Anterior Resection with Double-Staple Technique

    Pages 211-217

    Nurkin, Steven J. (et al.)

    Laparoscopic Total Abdominal Colectomy

    Pages 219-226

    Gaertner, Wolfgang B.

    Robotic Total Abdominal Colectomy: A Step-by-Step Approach

    Pages 227-232

    Jimenez-Rodriguez, Rosa (et al.)

    Robotic Pouch Creation

    Pages 233-239

    Lightner, Amy L. (et al.)

    Robotic Abdominoperineal Resection

    Pages 241-249

    Quezada-Diaz, Felipe (et al.)

    Laparoscopic Pelvic Exenteration

    Pages 251-258

    Konishi, Tsuyoshi

    Robotic Pelvic Exenteration

    Pages 259-273

    Malakorn, Songphol (et al.)

    Laparoscopic Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection

    Pages 275-285

    Konishi, Tsuyoshi

    Minimally Invasive Lateral Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection

    Pages 287-294

    Liang, Jin-Tung

    Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery

    Pages 295-308

    Konen, John R. (et al.)

    The Approach to Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision

    Pages 309-316

    Lacy, F. Borja (et al.)

    Robotic Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)

    Pages 317-327

    Johnson, Craig S. (et al.)

     

     

     

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     This book answers key questions asked by emergency clinicians faced with complex gastrointestinal and abdominal pain presentations. Instead of a traditional format that includes epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment options, this book takes an approach that mirrors the way clinicians interact with patients - by asking and answering specific clinical care questions. The book is organized into sections by presentation - gastrointestinal bleeding, for example - each of which contains chapters on specific questions, such as "What is the best clinical risk score for low risk GIB patients?" Each clinical question comes with a detailed, evidence-based response and a summary that gives best practices, recommendations, and references. Additionally, at the end of each section is a chapter titled "Expert Corner," which asks the same clinical questions to a surgical or gastrointestinal specialist and includes key pearls these experts have for emergency medicine practitioners. Gastrointestinal Emergencies: Evidence-Based Answers to Key Clinical Questions is an essential guide for emergency medicine physicians, residents, and medical students who want to review and improve their care of acute gastrointestinal emergencies.

  • 67400lei 600.00 lei

     

     

    ·                     Useful to both beginning gastrointestinal endoscopists and experienced interventional endoscopists

    ·                     Features over 500 color illustrations and photographs

    ·                     Authored by internationally renowned experts in the field

    About this book

    The latest edition of this text provides a comprehensive update on the current standards and newest skills in diagnostic endoscopy for pre/neoplastic lesions of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. The atlas outlines procedural requirements and strategies for detection and endoscopic staging (prediction of pT category) of small and minute early cancers, and presents endoscopic and high-resolution endosonographic criteria for submucosal invasiveness. The three major resection techniques, including risk profiles, and differential indications and contraindications for each technique are also outlined. In addition to thoroughly revised chapters from the previous edition, the atlas features new content on submuscosal neoplasias in the GI tract, new magnifying images of early gastric neoplasias, and new endoscopic images of adenoma, dyplasia, inflammatory bowel disease, and early cancer in the duodenum and small bowel.

    Written by experts in the field, Atlas of Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions, Second Edition is a valuable resource that will improve the diagnostic skills of endoscopists.

    Table of contents (12 chapters)

     

    Endoscopic Detection and Analysis of Mucosal Neoplastic Lesions: Enhanced Imaging and Tumor Morphology

    Pages 3-24

    Berr, Frieder (et al.)

    Histopathology of Early Mucosal Neoplasias: Morphologic Carcinogenesis in the GI Tract

    Pages 25-45

    Neureiter, Daniel (et al.)

    Principles of Endoscopic Resection: Diagnostic and Curative Resection of Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 47-62

    Oyama, Tsuneo (et al.)

    Subepithelial Gastrointestinal Tumors: Diagnosis and Indications for Resection

    Pages 63-78

    Berr, Frieder (et al.)

    High-Resolution Endoscopic Ultrasound: Clinical T-Staging of Superficial and Subepithelial Gastrointestinal Neoplasias

    Pages 79-99

    Seifert, Hans (et al.)

    Endoscopic Screening and Surveillance: Indications and Standards

    Pages 101-118

    Ponchon, Thierry (et al.)

    Squamous Cell-Lined Esophagus and Hypopharynx: Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 121-147

    Oyama, Tsuneo

    Columnar Epithelium-Lined (Barrett’s) Esophagus: Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 149-173

    Deprez, Pierre H. (et al.)

    Stomach: Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 175-222

    Oyama, Tsuneo

    Duodenum and Small Bowel: Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 223-239

    Kato, Motohiko (et al.)

    Colorectum: Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 241-289

    Wagner, Andrej (et al.)

    Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Remission: Mucosal Neoplasias

    Pages 291-305

    Yahagi, Naohisa (et al.)

     

  • 73000lei 630.00 lei

    The new edition of this book provides a comprehensive review of the basic tests available in gastroenterology. Chapters examine widely-used modern techniques such as ultrasonography for Crohn’s disease, capsule endoscopy, elastography and video proctosigmoidoscopy among others. Fully updated to reflect the recent advances in the field in the last 20 years, this volume evaluates investigations for their current clinical usefulness in the management of patients. The reader will benefit from a critical analysis describing those older tests which have proved their worth alongside the newer procedures which have been introduced. Emphasis is placed on those techniques of which the authors have personal experience. The book is designed for trainees and clinicians without special expertise in gastroenterology, as well as being a shelf manual for the gastroenterologist and the staff of gastroenterology investigation units.

  • 80500lei 645.00 lei

     

    DESCRIPTION:

    An illustrated guide to best practices when performing and assessing biopsies for GI conditions of all kinds

    Accurate diagnosis of GI conditions necessarily entails both the careful taking of biopsies and the informed analysis of tissue material. With that being so, gastroenterologists and GI pathologists alike must have a solid understanding of the techniques, handling requirements, and diagnostic characteristics involved if they are to collaborate effectively. Gastrointestinal Pathology has been designed to provide a clinically focussed and richly illustrated guide to real-world scenarios faced by practicing GI specialists, offering step-by-step instruction and professional advice on the correct diagnosis of all major GI conditions. This essential new book includes:

    ·         Full-color illustrations throughout

    ·         Complete details of biopsy samples required to diagnose specific conditions

    ·         Reviews of differential diagnoses

    ·         Clinical management clues based on pathologic findings

    Featuring information to improve the practice of all gastroenterologists and GI pathologists, Gastrointestinal Pathology is a practical and every-day resource for the precise diagnosis of a wide range of GI conditions.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS:

     

    Chapter 1 -PRINCIPAL of BIOSPYDIAGNOSI

    Chapter 2-ESOPHAGUS-Inflammatory Conditions

    Chapter 3-ESOPHAGUS-Neopastic Conditions

    Chapter 4-STOMACH- Inflammatory Conditions

    Chapter 5-STOMACH-Polypoid Lesions

    Chapter 6-STOMACH- Neoplastic Conditions

    Chapter 7-DUODENUM-  Inflammatory Conditions

    Chapter 8-SMALL INTESTINE-Inflammatory Conditions

    Chapter 9-SMALL INTESTINE- Neoplastic Conditions

    Chapter 10- COLON Inflammatory Conditions

    Chapter 11 COLON-Polypoid Lesions

    Chapter 12-COLON-Neoplastic Conditions

    Chapter 13-ANUS Inflammatory Conditions

    Chapter 14 ANUS- Neoplastic Conditions

     

  • Hepatitis C Virus Treatment
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    This book introduces readers to Direct Acting Antiviral (DAAs) agents, newly developed drugs to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection, which have an excellent anti-viral effect on virus replication. These drugs have been developed to enhance the effect of interferon and ribavirin, as the resistant strains against each drug have been described both in vitro and in vivo and the existences of naturally occurring variants have been reported. However, since the combination of different classes of DAAs is sufficient to completely eradicate the virus without the need for interferon or ribavirin, the current treatment regimen does not include interferon. Ribavirin is used in combination with sofosbuvir, a potent polymerase inhibitor, to enhance its antiviral effects.

    Hepatitis C Virus Treatment offers readers a comprehensive guide to hepatitis C; describing the resistance profiles against these drugs and shedding light on the difficulties involved in DAA therapy and the direction of future treatments, it will equip doctors to understand the essentials of treating the disease. It also describes in detail new and innovative DAA treatments, the effects of the agents, and the characteristics of resistance, providing cutting-edge information not only for hepatologists, but also for researchers, clinical residents, and medical students.

  • 670.00 lei

    This book offers essential information on basic and translational research in gastric cancer, while also illustrating potential opportunities for its application in clinical practice. Gastric cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer globally and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths. It is known to be a heterogeneous disease with varied responses to “one-size-fits-all” treatments. Expanding our knowledge of cancer cell genetics may help us to explore more effective treatments in gastric cancer. The research on molecular mechanisms and its clinical applications, both presented here, will help readers gain an in-depth understanding of gastric cancer and its effective treatment.

    The book’s four sections cover personalized medicine, precise regional therapy, immunotherapy and nanomedicine in gastric cancer. Each part presents the state of art, recent advances and the authors’ experiences. Moreover, several interesting cases are described to demonstrate how gastric cancer patients benefit from translational research. This informative and attractively presented book on precision treatment in gastric cancer, including experimental findings and clinical treatment options, offers a valuable resource for oncologists and graduate students working in the field of gastric cancer.

  • 72500lei 680.00 lei

    New Approaches to Aortic Disease from Valve to Abdominal Bifurcation provides a complete look at aortic valve diseases from all points of view, including etiology, physiopathology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The book offers new insights into the aortic valve and pathology based on evidence of current diagnostic methods, treatments and post-surgery evolution. Content is split into three distinct parts for ease of reference, including an overview of aortic pathology, diagnostic evaluations methods, and treatments. Also included are guidelines and future research directions, making this a must-have volume for all cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons who address significant issues in this topic area. Present pathophysiological sequences that are shown in correlation with histological details Includes detailed clinical examinations and the value of the initial assessment using chest X-ray, echocardiography, angiography, CT angiography and magnetic resonance, etc. Provides conventional descriptions of surgical techniques that are entirely detailed, along with long-term results and possible complications

  • 730.00 lei

    In this book, leading experts provide step-by-step, illustrated descriptions of their standard surgical techniques (open and laparoscopic) for diverse gastrointestinal indications and their preferred modifications when confronted by challenging circumstances associated with an increased risk of intra- or postoperative complications. The provision of several points of view for each surgical indication ensures that approaches from the conservative to the more radical are conveyed. It is clearly explained in which situations use of the described technical variations may be indicated, and practical tips are provided on the avoidance of complications. In addition, important medicolegal issues are discussed and guidance is offered on risk assessment and decision analysis within the surgical setting. The book will be an invaluable aid to decision making and practice for every gastrointestinal surgeon.

  • 730.00 lei

     

     Description:

    This new edition provides a comprehensive overview of procedures for the gastrointestinal tract. The volume describes the indications, contraindications, and precise method of a procedure, under normal anatomical conditions and when the gastrointestinal tract is surgically altered. In addition to revised chapters from the previous edition, the latest edition features new chapters that cover such topics as endoscopic accessories, cleaning and disinfecting gastrointestinal endoscopes, tissue sampling, removal of foreign bodies, and confocal endoscopy and robotic endoscopy. Each chapter is also accompanied by photographs, diagrams, tables, and algorithms to precisely and easily display complex information.

    Written by leading authorities from around the globe, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures in Gastroenterology: An Illustrated Guide, Second Edition is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, and gastroenterology fellows in training who treat and manage patients with gastrointestinal disorders.

     

     

    Table of contents (55 chapters)

     

    ·         History of the Instruments and Techniques of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Pages 3-13

    ·         Recent Advances in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Pages 15-21

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Foreign Bodies

    Pages 23-39

    ·         Newer and Evolving Endoscopic Therapies for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Pages 41-56

    ·         Recent Advances in Imaging of Barrett’s Esophagus

    Pages 57-65

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Barrett’s Esophagus

    Pages 67-74

    ·         Endoscopic Tissue Sampling: A Pathologist’s Perspective (Good Endoscopists Think Ahead)

    Pages 75-87

    ·         Complications Related to Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Pages 89-105

    ·         Anticoagulants and Therapeutic Endoscopy

    Pages 107-113

    ·         Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy

    Pages 115-130

    ·         Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)

    Pages 131-141

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Strictures

    Pages 143-153

    ·         Argon Plasma Coagulation in Gastroenterology

    Pages 155-163

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Esophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage

    Pages 165-178

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Non-variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Pages 179-192

    ·         Management of Gastric Varices

    Pages 193-206

    ·         Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy and Jejunostomy for Feeding

    Pages 207-223

    ·         Capsule Endoscopy

    Pages 225-251

    ·         Device-Assisted Enteroscopy

    Pages 253-264

    ·         Gastrointestinal Tract Stenting

    Pages 265-285

    ·         Colonoscopic Polypectomy

    Pages 287-296

    ·         Colonic Decompression

    Pages 297-305

    ·         Acute Colonic Bleeding

    Pages 307-322

    ·         Endotherapy of Leaks and Fistula

    Pages 323-330

    ·         The Role of Chromoendoscopy and Enhanced Imaging Techniques in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Colorectal Cancer Colonoscopy Surveillance

    Pages 331-337

    ·         Ultrasound-Guided/Ultrasound-Assisted Percutaneous Liver Biopsy

    Pages 339-347

    ·         Instruments and Accessories for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)

    Pages 349-355

    ·         Minor Papilla Cannulation and Endotherapy

    Pages 357-366

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Bile Duct Stones: Small and Large

    Pages 367-374

    ·         Cholangiopancreatoscopy

    Pages 375-385

    ·         ERCP in Surgically Altered Anatomy Patients

    Pages 387-397

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Necrotizing Pancreatitis

    Pages 399-410

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Fistula and Leaks

    Pages 411-427

    ·         Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Pseudocysts

    Pages 429-445

    ·         Instruments and Accessories for Endoscopic Ultrasound

    Pages 447-458

    ·         Contrast-Enhanced Endoscopic Ultrasound (CE-EUS)

    Pages 459-471

    ·         Technique of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA)

    Pages 473-491

    ·         Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Biliary Access and Drainage

    Pages 493-503

    ·         EUS-Guided Drainage of Pelvic Abscesses

    Pages 505-509

    ·         Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Block and Celiac Plexus Neurolysis

    Pages 511-519

    ·         Flexible Robotic Endoscopy Systems and the Future Ahead

    Pages 521-536

    ·         Device Development and Accessories

    Pages 537-549

    ·         NOTES: Past, Present, and Future

    Pages 551-553

    ·         How to Set Up an Endoscopy Center

    Pages 557-566

    ·         Sedation and Monitoring in Endoscopy

    Pages 567-574

    ·         The Roles and Responsibilities of Nurses in the Endoscopy Unit

    Pages 575-585

    ·         Quality and Efficiency in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Units

    Pages 587-601

    ·         Quality Measures in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

    Pages 603-615

    ·         Documentation and Description of Endoscopic Procedures

    Pages 617-625

    ·         Gastrointestinal Endoscope Reprocessing

    Pages 627-634

    ·         Teaching and Training in Upper and Lower GI Endoscopy

    Pages 637-647

    ·         Training in Advanced Endoscopy

    Pages 649-659

    ·         Teaching and Training in Endoscopic Ultrasound

    Pages 661-666

    ·         Credentialing and Privileging for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Procedures

    Pages 667-671

    ·         The Future of Endoscopy

    Pages 673-675

     

  • 83700lei 740.00 lei

    A new, fully updated edition of the world?s most famous book on liver diseases with updating of all areas and inclusion of new specific topics, by internationally renowned specialists This brand new edition of the classic book on hepatology provides a concise, clearly presented and well-structured review across the whole spectrum of hepatobiliary diseases by some of the world?s leading hepatologists and hepatobiliary specialists. Where many other hepatology textbooks provide detailed accounts of basic science and clinical management, Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 13th Edition takes a different approach. Concentrating on the clinical decisions to be taken and the relevant supporting data, it is written and edited to maintain Sheila Sherlock's unique approach, in particular the clarity and layout of the text, and the explanatory figures and tables. The book is thus concise, highly accessible, and generously illustrated with over 700 attractive color figures. There is a pithy approach to each disease based both on evidence and on the authors? experience, the hallmark of this book. Based on these elements, the 12th edition was awarded first prize in the 2012 British Medical Association Book Awards in the Internal Medicine category. Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System begins by introducing the anatomy and function of the liver to readers, continuing then with in-depth coverage of liver biopsy techniques and interpretation, and fibrogenesis and its assessment. There are then chapters on all aspects of liver and biliary disease including acute liver failure, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, hepatic encephalopathy, ascites, hepatitis B and C, alcohol and the liver, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, drug related liver reactions, cholestatic, autoimmune and genetic liver diseases, benign and malignant tumours and not least liver transplantation. There are also chapters on the liver in pregnancy, in the neonate, infancy and childhood, in systemic diseases and in infections. This new edition also features four new individual chapters focusing on coagulation, non-invasive assessment of fibrosis and cirrhosis; vascular diseases of the liver and portal vein thrombosis, and nutrition in liver disease. Digital downloads of the figures from this edition are offered on a companion website. Internationally recognized and loved, world-renowned hepatology book, first published in 1955 takes a one-of-a-kind, clinical approach maintaining Sheila Sherlock's clarity and legacy of presentation. Full colour throughout with 700 illustrative figures. Wide faculty of international contributors Sherlock's Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System, 13th Edition is an ideal primer in hepatology for students and trainees in hepatology and gastroenterology, and a valuable resource for all specialist gastroenterologists and hepatologists, paediatricians, pathologists, radiologists, general physicians and specialist nurses.

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children
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    760.00 lei

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of Gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in children, discussing its epidemiology, pathophysiology diagnosis and treatments. Readers will discover diverse perspectives of the contributing authors and extensive discussions of issues including GER in special patient populations and current approaches to GER diagnosis and management.

    The first part of the book is dedicated to introducing the condition, discussing epidemiology, symptoms and diagnosis. This is followed by addressing issues of the condition encountered in special patient populations such as in preterm infants, apnea, neulorogic patients and cystic fibrosis, among others. The final part of the book is dedicated to therapeutic approaches from meditation to surgery and alternative approaches such as complementary medicine and hypnotherapy. The approaches and challenges in endoscopy are discussed in a final chapter.

    Edited by a leading world expert in the topic and written by a global team of authors, this book will appeal to a wide readership from pediatricians, gastroenterologists to pulmonologists, otolaryngologists and neurologists.For the first time, information on GER in patients 0--15 years is brought together in one volume, discussing all the key issues that for experts.

  • 85500lei 770.00 lei

     

    Product Description

     

    Surgery has traditionally been the standard of care for the treatment of neoplastic lesions in the gastrointestinal tract. With advances in endoscopic resection techniques, there has been a paradigm shift in how to approach many of these precancerous and early cancerous lesions. Potential advantages of endoscopic resection include its minimally invasiveness which often translates into quicker patient recovery.

    In recent years, there have been major strides in safety and efficacy of minimally invasive endoscopic approaches with ongoing advances in therapeutic endoscopy. Advanced Techniques for Endoscopic Resection in the GI Tract by Drs. Peter V. Draganov, Takuji Gotoda, and Dennis J. Yang provides an in-depth analysis of the current state of advanced endoscopic techniques for the evaluation and resection in the gastrointestinal tract. 

    Each chapter in the book addresses specific topics such as:

    endoscopic evaluation of lesions

    technical aspects of the procedure

    management of adverse events

    post-procedural care and follow-up

     

    Advanced Techniques for Endoscopic Resection in the GI Tract provides a comprehensive review of all the different aspects of advanced endoscopic resection in the gastrointestinal tract which makes it ideal for interventional GI endoscopists and general gastroenterologists, as well as surgeons.

     

    Table of Contents:

     

    Section I         Foreword

    Chapter 1       Introduction and History of Endoscopic Resection Techniques

    Takuji Gotoda, MD, PhD, FASGE, FACG, FRCP

    Section II       Endoscopic Imaging and Staging of Mucosal Lesions and Lesion Selection

                             and Evaluation Prior to Resection

    Chapter 2       Endoscopic Evaluation of Lesions With White-Light Endoscopy

                             and Chromoendoscopy

    Iris Levink, MD; Gursimran Kochhar, MD, FACP; and
    Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE

    Chapter 3       Endoscopic Evaluation of Lesions With Image-Enhancement Technologies:

                             Narrow Band Imaging, i-Scan, Flexible Spectral Imaging Color Enhancement,

                             and LASEREO

                             Shiaw-Hooi Ho, MD, MMED, AM

    Chapter 4       Advanced Endoscopic Imaging: Magnification Endoscopy, Confocal Laser

                             Endomicrosopy, and Optical Coherence Tomography

    Helmut Neumann, MD, PhD, FASGE and Peter R. Galle, MD, PhD

    Chapter 5       The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasound for Evaluation of Mucosal and

                             Subepithelial Lesions

    David L. Diehl, MD, FACP, FASGE and Shaffer R.S. Mok, MD, MBS

    Section III     Indications for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Endoscopic

                             Submucosal Dissection

    Chapter 6       Indication for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Endoscopic Submucosal

                             Dissection in the Esophagus

    Helmut Messmann, MD; Alanna Ebigbo, MD; and Andreas Probst, MD

    Chapter 7       Putting It All Together: Indication for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and

                             Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in the Stomach

    Yutaka Tomizawa, MD, MSc and Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD

    Chapter 8       Putting It All Together: Indication for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and

                             Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in the Colon

    Shinji Tanaka, MD, PhD

    Section IV     Tools of the Trade: Endoscopes, Devices, and Accessories for

                             Endoscopic Resection

    Chapter 9       Endoscopic Resection: Patient Preparation, Sedation, and Equipment

    Sherif A. Andrawes, MD, FACG and Jean M. Chalhoub, MD

    Chapter 10     Devices and Accessories for Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

    Louis M. Wong Kee Song, MD

    Chapter 11     Devices and Accessories for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

    Osamu Goto, MD, PhD

    Chapter 12     Electrosurgical Equipment and Principles of Electrosurgery

    Jeffrey D. Mosko, MD and Gyanprakash A. Ketwaroo, MD, MSc

    Section V       Endoscopic Mucosal Resection Techniques

    Chapter 13     Polypectomy

    Yoji Takeuchi, MD; Noriya Uedo, MD; and Ryu Ishihara, MD

    Chapter 14     Inject and Snare Large-Area Piecemeal Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

    Douglas K. Rex, MD

    Chapter 15     Underwater Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

    Andrew Nett, MD and Kenneth F. Binmoeller, MD

    Chapter 16     Cap and Band Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

    Noriko Matsuura, MD; Noriya Uedo, MD; and Rajesh Puri, MD, DNB, MNAMS

    Chapter 17     Technical Aspects for Precutting Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

    Naohisa Yoshida, MD, PhD; Ken Inoue, MD, PhD; and Yoshito Itoh, MD, PhD

    Section VI     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Techniques

    Chapter 18     Basic Principles of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Technique

    Hiroyuki Ono, MD, PhD

    Chapter 19     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Technique in the Esophagus

    Norio Fukami, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE

    Chapter 20     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Technique in the Stomach

    Hon Chi Yip, MBChB, FRCSEd and
    Philip W.Y. Chiu, MD, MBChB, FRCSEd, FRCSEd (Gen), FCSHK, FHKAM

    Chapter 21     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Technique in the Colon

    Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD, FACG, FASGE

    Chapter 22     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Technique to Conquer Difficult Cases

    Yoshimasa Miura, MD; Satoshi Shinozaki, MD, PhD;
    Alan Kawarai Lefor, MD, MPH, PhD, FACS; and Hironori Yamamoto, MD, PhD

    Chapter 23     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Using a Scissors-Type Knife

    Osamu Dohi, MD, PhD and Yoshito Itoh, MD, PhD

    Section VII    Prevention and Management of Complications

    Chapter 24     Endoscopic Management of GI Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

                             and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Perforations

    Selvi Thirumurthi, MD; Shashideep Singhal, MD, FASGE; and G.S. Raju, MD

    Chapter 25     Prevention and Management of Bleeding

    Dushant S. Uppal, MD, MS and Andrew Y. Wang, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE

    Chapter 26     Prevention and Management of Postendoscopic Resection Luminal Strictures

    Sergey Kashin, MD

    Section VIII  Endoscopic Resection Outcomes and Postresection Surveillance

    Chapter 27     Endoscopic Resection Outcomes and Postresection Surveillance of

                             Barrett-Associated Neoplasia

    Saraswathi Arasu, DO and Michael S. Smith, MD, MBA

    Chapter 28     Endoscopic Resection Outcomes and Postresection Surveillance in the

                             Stomach

    Waku Hatta, MD, PhD and Takuji Gotoda, MD, PhD, FASGE, FACG, FRCP

    Chapter 29     Endoscopic Resection Outcomes and Postresection Surveillance in the Colon

    Kinichi Hotta, MD

    Section IX     Training in Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Endoscopic

                             Mucosal Resection

    Chapter 30     Training in Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Endoscopic Mucosal

                             Resection: The Eastern Perspective

    Masao Yoshida, MD and Kohei Takizawa, MD

    Chapter 31     Training in Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Endoscopic Mucosal

                             Resection: The Western Perspective

    Federico Iacopini, MD

    Section X       Outside the Boundaries of the GI Tract: Third-Space

                             Submucosal Endoscopy

    Chapter 32     Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy

    Alireza Sedarat, MD and Mouen Khashab, MD

    Chapter 33     Per-Oral Endoscopic Pyloromyotomy

    Marc A. Ward, MD and Lee L. Swanström, MD, FACS, FASGE, FRCSEng

    Chapter 34     Submucosal Tunneling Endoscopic Resection for Subepithelial Tumors

                             of the Upper GI Tract

    Xiaocen Zhang, MD; Rani Modayil, MD; and
    Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD, FASGE

    Chapter 35     Full-Thickness Endoscopic and Combined Laparoscopic-Endoscopic

                             Techniques

    Zaheer H. Rizvi, MD; Harangad S. Bhangoo, MBBS; Alyssa J. Meyer, MPH;
    G.V. Rao, MS, MAMS, FRCS; and Navtej S. Buttar, MD

    Financial Disclosures

     

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    This book examines the biological aspects of bile acid analysis and their clinical applications, providing readers with an overview of cutting-edge discussions on Bile Acid research and diseases. It begins with detailed discussions on the biological aspects of bile acid, with chapters examining bile acid from various perspectives, from its metabolism to its use in therapeutic agents. Subsequent chapters focus on diseases involving bile acid abnormalities, and specific applications are addressed concerning gallstones, cholestatic liver disease, NAFLD/NASH, hepatitis, pancreatitis, esophageal cancer and colon cancer. In keeping with the book’s integrated approach, the Editor has gathered a broad range of eminent scholars and practitioners to provide a comprehensive review of modern bile acid research. The book offers clinical physicians, basic researchers and postgraduate students essential insights into cutting-edge research and paves the way for further research.

  • Hepatitis B Virus
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    This volume serves as a reference for the dissemination of advances made in the study of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV). Hepatitis B Virus: Methods and Protocols details protocols and techniques ranging from cell culture studies to in vivo and clinical immunology. The chapters in this book discuss treatments of in vitro infection systems, analysis and quantification of cccDNA and its mutations; in vitro polymerase activity assays; cellular trafficking of core proteins; intracellular calcium metabolism; detection, cloning, and sequencing of HBV markers; and new strategies aimed at exploiting new mechanisms for drug discovery. The book also covers classical methods for resolution of extracellular viral particles by native gel electrophoresis, and methods for detecting HBV antigens in drug discovery. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

    Cutting-edge and comprehensive, Hepatitis B Virus: Methods and Protocols is a valuable tool for researchers to use toward their advanced studies in HBV.

  • Liver Disorders
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    This book is a comprehensive and easy-to-access guide not only in the diagnosis of the various types of liver disease but in the management of specific disorders, including the particular nuances of the care of the patient with liver disease.  It provides a resource to the practitioner caring for patients with liver disease for addressing everyday questions posed by patients and their families, as well as referring physicians, in a manner that can easily be conveyed. The spectrum covered includes appropriate testing and disease monitoring of patients, use of medications, supplements, alternative therapies and alcohol, operative risk assessment, implementation of health maintenance for patients with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, identification and management of particular complications of cirrhosis, and appropriate referral for liver transplantation, as well as management of special populations.
    Written by experts in the field, Liver Disorders: A Point of Care Clinical Guide is a valuable resource for clinicians who treat patients with a variety of liver disorders.

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    High–resolution endoscopy and narrowband imaging have revolutionized the field.  Edited by a gastroenterologist with a reputation for delivering outstanding material, this new edition of an award–winning atlas provides you with an outstanding collection of images, videos and expert diagnostic guidance to enhance your decision making.

    To accelerate your learning, Dr. Cohen offers more than 2000 endoscopic images, emphasizing conditions for which NBI is particularly useful such as finding dysplasia in Barrett s mucosa, and diagnosing adenomatous colon polyps and providing exceptional preparation for the future of endoscopy practice, with a broad new look at normal and abnormal findings throughout the GI tract.

    The book is divided into three main parts:

    The basics of NBI

    Clinical applications of NBI

    Atlas of 2000 color images, broken into sections on the pharynx and esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colon, including correlating histopathology and multiple examples of key pathologies


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    Now thoroughly up-to-date both in print and online, Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 3rd Edition, by Drs. Vinay Chandrasekhara, Mouen Khashab, B. Joseph Elmunzer, and V. Raman Muthusamy, ensures that you stay current with the latest technology and techniques in GI endoscopy. An all-new editorial team, newly updated videos and images, and a reorganized format make this reference an easy-to-use source of reliable information on a full range of topics, including anatomy, pathophysiology, and therapeutic management options, in addition to the latest GI procedures and technologies. Features: ? Offers state-of-the-art coverage of bariatric surgery, therapeutic EUS, device-assisted enteroscopy, image-guided therapy, intramural endotherapy, and much more. New To This Edition: ? Features 100 updated videos with author voiceovers, as well as 1,000 revised photographs, endoscopic images, and anatomical drawings. ? Provides a fresh perspective and expert guidance from an entirely new editorial team. ? Includes many more references per chapter, as well as further references online. ? Presents material in a newly restructured, organ-based format for quick reference. ? Expert Consult? eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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    Now with full-color illustrations throughout, dozens of new review questions, and state-of-the-art coverage of this fast-changing area, Pediatric Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, 6th Edition, remains the leading text in the field. You’ll find definitive guidance on diagnosis and treatment from experienced editors Drs. Robert Wyllie, Jeffrey S. Hyams, and Marsha Kay, as well as globally renowned contributors who share their knowledge and expertise on complex issues.

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    Table Of Contents:


    1 Biologic Aspects of Gastrointestinal Function

    1. Development of the Gastrointestinal Tract
      Jaime Belkind-Gerson

    2. Basics Aspects of Digestion and Absorption
      Ghassan T. Wahbeh and Nicole Green

    3. Bile Acid Physiology and Alterations in the Enterohepatic Circulation
      James E. Heubi

    4. The Gut Microbiome in Pediatrics
      Gail A. M. Cresci and Jonathan E. Teitelbaum

    5. Gastrointestinal Mucosal Immunology and Mechanisms of Inflammation
      Simon Murch

    2 Clinical Problems

    6. Chronic Abdominal Pain of Childhood and Adolescence
      Miguel Saps and Peter L. Lu

    7. Approach to the Child with a Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder
      Paul E. Hyman and Neha R. Santucci

    8. Vomiting and Nausea
      Jasmeet Mokha

    9. Diarrhea
      Peter Townsend and Melissa Fernandes

    10. Colic and Gastrointestinal Gas
      Sandeep K. Gupta

    11. Functional Constipation and Incontinence
      Marc A. Benninga

    12. Failure to Thrive
      Rebecca N. Cherry

    13. Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
      Petar Mamula, Joel Aaron Friedlander and Benjamin Sahn

    14. Obesity
      Joseph Skelton and Gail Cohen

    15. Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents
      Ellen S. Rom

    16. Jaundice: Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia
      Cara Mack and Glenn R. Gourley

    17. Ascities
      David Piccoli and Henry Lin

    18. Caustic Ingestion and Foreign Bodies
      Michael A. Manfredi

    3 The Esophagus

    19. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Esophagus
      Kristin Nicole Fiorino

    20. Congenital Malformations of the Esophagus
      Arnold G. Coran, Shaun Michael Kunisaki and Steven W. Bruch

    21. Gastroesophageal Reflux
      Yvan Vandenplas

    22. Achalasia and Other Motor Disorders
      Manu R. Sood and Diana G. Lerner,

    23. Other Diseases of the Esophagus
      Franziska Mohr and Katherine Baldwin

    4 The Stomach

    24. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Stomach
      Christina S. Wills

    25. Congenital Anomalies and Surgical Disorders of the Stomach
      Federico G. Seifarth

    26. Gastritis, Gastropathy, and Ulcer Disease
      Quin Y. Liu and Travis Piester

    27. Helicobacter Pylori in Childhood
      Séamus Hussey and Eileen Crowley

    28. Gastric Motility Disorders
      Carlo Di Lorenzo and Peter L. Lu

    29. Bezoars
      Adam G. Mezoff and Ethan Mezoff

    5 The Small and Large Intestine

    30. Anatomy and Physiology of the Small and Large Intestines
      Rose Lee and Ethan Mezoff

    31. Maldigestion and Malabsorption
      Steven H. Erdman and Tracy R. Ediger

    32. Protracted Diarrhea
      David Piccoli and Lindsey Albenberg

    33. Protein-Losing Enteropathy
      David Piccoli

    34. Celiac Disease
      Riccardo Troncone and Renata Auricchio

    35. Short Bowel Syndrome
      Robert S. Venick

    36. Small Bowel Transplant
      Kareem Abu Elmagd and Girlanda Raffaelle

    37. Allergic and Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease
      Chris A. Liacouras, Rajitha Devadoss Venkatesh, Jonathan E. Markowitz and Lindsay Marie Moye

    38. Infectious Diarhea
      Mitchell B. Cohen and David Galloway

    39. Enteric Parasites
      Dorsey M. Bass and Rachel Ruiz

    40. Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Primary Immunodeficiency - Gastrointestinal Complications of Secondary Immunodeficiency Syndromes
      Athos Bousvaros and Ivan Fuss

    41. Pediatric Polyposis Syndromes
      Warren Hyer

    42. Crohn's Disease
      Jennifer L. Dotson and Brendan Boyle

    43. Ulcerative Colitis in Children and Adolescents
      James F. Markowitz and Samuel Bitton

    44. Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
      Hayat Mousa, Maheen Hassan and Peter L. Lu

    45. Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis
      Ricardo J. Rodriguez and Sabine Iben

    46. Disorders of the Anorectum: Fissures, Fistulas, Prolapse, Hemorrhoids, Tags
      Marian D. Pfefferkorn and Sharon McPheeters

    47. Neoplasms of the Gastrointestinal Tract
      Jacob A. Kurowski and Praveen Kumar Conjeevaram Selvakumar

    48. Neoplasms of the Liver
      Karen F. Murray and Hengqi (Betty) Zheng

    49. Other Diseases of the Small Intestine and Colon
      Orhan Atay

    50. Appendicitis
      Michael Gerard Caty

    6 Pediatric Surgical Disorders

    51. Intussusception in Infants and Children
      Todd Ponsky and Sophia Abdulhai

    52. Inguinal Hernias and Hydroceles
      Christine Rader and Jacob Campbell

    53. Meckel's Diverticulum and Other Omphalomesenteric Duct Remnants
      Brendan T. Campbell and Jennifer Brewer

    54. Hirschsprung's Disease
      Jacob C. Langer

    55. Imperforate Anus
      Andrea Bischoff and Alberto Pena

    56. Abnormal Rotation and Fixation of the Intestine
      Thomas T. Sato and Eleanor H. Sato

    57. Small and Large Bowel Stenosis and Atresias
      Keith T. Oldham and Ruchi Amin

    58. Newborn Abdominal Wall Defects
      Jaimie D. Nathan and Stephanie Polites

    59. Stomas of the Small and Large Intestine
      Anthony L. Deross

    7 Gastrointestinal Procedures

    60. Esophagogastr Oduodenoscopy, and Related Techniques
      Marsha Kay, Robert Wyllie III and Natalie Bhesania

    61. Colonoscopy, Polypectomy, and Related Techniques
      Marsha Kay, Robert Wyllie III and Jessica Barry

    62. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
      Douglas G. Adler and Atif Saleem, Mounif El-Youssef, Todd H. Baron

    63. Capsule Endoscopy and Small Bowel Enteroscopy
      Bradley Barth and Isabel ROJAS

    64. Gastrointestinal Motility Procedures
      Samuel Nurko

    65. Gastrointestinal Pathology
      Robert E. Petras, Thomas Plesec and Erica C. Savage

    66. Liver Pathology
      Thomas Plesec and Michael Cruise

    8 The Liver and Bile Ducts

    67. Developmental Anatomy and Physiology of the Liver and Bile Ducts
      Sanjiv Harpavat

    68. Neonatal hepatitis
      Vicky Lee Ng and Mohit Kehar

    69. Biliary Atresia and Neonatal Disorders of the Bile Ducts
      Giorgina Mieli-Vergani and Nedim Hadzic

    70. Pediatric Cholestatic Liver Disease with Genetic Etiology
      Karan McBride Emerick and Kathleen M. Loomes

    71. Mitochondrial Hepatopathies: Disorders of Fatty Acid Oxidation and the Respiratory Chain
      Patrick McKiernan

    72. Abronmalities of Hepatic Protein Metabolism
      Fayez K. Ghishan