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Textbook of gastroenterology / edited by Tadataka Yamada ; associate editors, David H. Alpers [and others]

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Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Blackwell Pub., 2009.


5th ed.
1 online resource (2 volumes (xxi, 3440 pages, cxi pages)) : illustrations (some color)
Includes bibliographical references and index.
V. 1: Integrative responses of the gastrointestinal tract and liver to a meal -- The enteric nervous system and its extrinsic connections -- Sensory neurons of the gastrointestinal tract -- Gastrointestinal hormones and receptors -- The brain-gut axis -- Smooth muscle of the gut -- The mucosal immune system and gastrointestinal inflammation -- Epithelia: biological principles of organization -- Esophageal motor function -- The physiology of gastric motility gastric emptying -- Motility of the small intestine and colon -- Motility of the biliary tract -- Gastric secretion -- Electrolyte secretion and absorption: small intestine and colon -- Pancreatic secretion -- Bile secretion and cholestasis -- Carbohydrate assimilation -- Intestinal lipid absorption -- Protein digestion and assimilation -- Vitamins and minerals -- General nutritional principles -- Gastrointestinal blood flow -- Development of the gastrointestinal system -- Neoplasia of the gastrointestinal tract -- The human intestinal microbiota and microbiome -- Drug metabolism and transport in the liver and intestine -- Pathogenesis of hepatic fibrosis -- Hepatic regeneration -- Molecular biological approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases -- Esophagus: anatomy and developmental and structural anomalies -- Motility disorders of the esophagus -- Gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Eosinophilic esophagitis -- Esophageal infections and disorders associated with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome -- Barrett esophagus and esophageal adenocarcinoma -- Esophageal neoplasms -- Miscellaneous diseases of the esophagus: foreign bodies, physical injury, and systemic and dermatological diseases -- Stomach and duodenum: anatomy and structural anomalies -- Disorders of gastric emptying -- Peptic ulcer disease --. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome -- Gastritis and gastropathy -- Tumors of the stomach -- Surgery for peptic ulcer disease and postgrastrectomy syndromes -- Miscellaneous disease of the stomach -- Small intestine: anatomy and structural anomalies -- Dysmotility of the small intestine and colon -- Bacterial, viral, and toxic causes of diarrhea, gastroenteritis, and anorectal infections -- Chronic infections of the small intestine -- Celiac disease -- Disorders of epithelial transport in the small intestine -- Bacterial overgrowth -- Short bowel syndrome -- Tumors of the small intestine -- Miscellaneous diseases of the small intestine -- Colon: anatomy and structural anomalies -- Inflammatory bowel disease -- Surgical treatment of inflammatory bowel disease -- Miscellaneous inflammatory and structural disorders of the colon -- Irritable bowel syndrome -- Diverticular disease of the colon -- Colorectal cancer screening -- Neoplastic and nonneoplastic polyps of the colon and rectum -- Polyposis syndromes -- Malignant tumors of the colon -- Anorectal diseases -- V. 2: Pancreas: anatomy and structural anomalies -- Acute pancreatitis -- Chronic pancreatitis -- Nonendocrine tumors of the pancreas -- Endocrine neoplasms of the pancreas -- Hereditary diseases of the pancreas -- Gallbladder and biliary tract: anatomy and structural anomalies -- Gallstones -- Primary sclerosing cholangitis and other cholangiopathies -- Cystic diseases of the liver and biliary tract -- Tumors of the biliary tract -- Sphincter of oddi dysfunction (postcholecystectomy syndrome) -- Liver: anatomy, microscopic structure, and cell types -- Acute viral hepatitis -- Chronic hepatitis B viral infection -- Hepatitis C virus infection -- Drug-induced liver disease -- Autoimmune hepatitis -- Primary biliary cirrhosis -- Hemochromatosis -- Metabolic diseases of the liver -- Alcoholic liver diseases -- Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease -- Ascites and its complications -- Central nervous system and pulmonary complications of end-stage liver disease -- Liver transplantation -- Hepatocellular carcinoma -- Liver abscess -- Vascular diseases of the liver --. Experimental therapies: hepatocyte transplantation gene, therapy, and liver assist devices -- Liver biopsy and histopathological diagnosis -- Abdominal cavity: anatomy, structural anomalies, and hernias -- Intraabdominal abscesses and fistulae -- Diseases of the peritoneum, retroperitoneum, mesentery, and omentum -- Nutritional supplementation -- Obesity -- Eating disorders -- Complications of AIDS and other immunodeficiency states -- Gastrointestinal manifestations of immunological disorders -- Parasitic disease: protozoa -- Parasitic disease: helminths -- Gastrointestinal and hepatic manifestations of specific genetic disorders -- Gastrointestinal manifestations of systemic diseases -- Skin lesions associated with gastrointestinal and liver diseases -- Oral manifestations of gastrointestinal diseases -- Gastrointestinal vascular malformations or neoplasms: arterial, venous, arteriovenous, and capillary -- Intestinal ischemia -- Radiation injury in the gastrointestinal tract -- Complementary and alternative medicine in gastroenterology -- Reprocessing of gastrointestinal endoscopes and accessories -- Sedation and monitoring for gastrointestinal endoscopy -- Upper grastrointestinal endoscopy -- Capsule and small bowel endoscopy -- Colonoscopy and flexible sigmidoscopy -- Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, endoscopic sphincterotomy and stone removal, and endoscopic biliary and pancreatic drainage -- Gastrointestinal dilation and stent placement -- Percutaneous endoscopic gastrointestinal -- Management of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage related to portal hypertension -- Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage -- Endoscopic therapy for polyps and tumors -- Laparoscopy and laparotomy -- Plain and contrast radiology -- Diagnostic sonography -- Endoscopic ultrasonography -- Applications of computed tomography to the gastrointestinal tract -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Positron emission tomography -- Applications of radionuclide imaging in gastroenterology -- Angiography -- Interventional radiology -- Endoscopic mucosal biopsy: histopathological interpretation -- Evaluation of gastrointestinal motility: emerging technologies -- Test of gastric and exocrine pancreatic function and absorption -- Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (notes).
Description based on
Print version record.
Gastrointestinal system -- Diseases.
Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Digestive System Physiological Phenomena.
Digestive System Diseases.
Gastrointestinal system.
MEDICAL -- Gastroenterology.
Gastrointestinal system -- Diseases.
Added Author
Yamada, Tadataka.
Alpers, David H.
Other Form:
Print version: Textbook of gastroenterology. 5th ed. Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Blackwell Pub., 2009 9781405169110 1405169117 (DLC) 2008015531 (OCoLC)221961550
Standard No.
10.1002/9781444303254 doi
9781444303261 (electronic bk.)
1444303260 (electronic bk.)