Gastroenterology
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Scheuer’s Liver Biopsy Interpretation

by Jay H. Lefkowitch MD

Trusted for more than 50 years by pathologists in practice and in training,Scheuer's Liver Biopsy Interpretationis a well-organized, superbly illustrated guide designed to help solve diagnostic problems at the microscope. Authored by renowned expert Dr. Jay Lefkowitch and reflecting the extensive experience of the late Dr. Peter Scheuer, this practical text containstechnical tips, diagnostic clues, and pearls on all aspects of liver pathology diagnosis, including acute and chronic hepatitis, biliary tract diseases, childhood disorders, and hepatic neoplasms - as well as ancillary topics such as biopsy assessment, laboratory techniques, normal liver histology, and transplantation. Throughout the text,histopathologic features are correlated with clinical features, molecular genetics, and immunohistochemistry to provide a practical account of how pathology impacts the diagnosis and management of liver disease.

An Atlas of Gastroenterology: A Guide to Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis

by Cyrus R. Kapadia

Going beyond mere diagnosis, An Atlas of Gastroenterology covers everything from swallowing difficulties to treatment of jaundiced and immuno-compromised patients. Tables, illustrations, and case histories put the information at your fingertips. Leading experts combine lucid text with extensive illustrations to interpret the concepts needed for a firm grasp of the topic. Coverage includes swallowing difficulties, heartburn, dyspepsia, diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, colonic polyps and colon cancer, pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, the jaundiced patient and the immuno-compromised patient. Published principally for family and primary care physicians An Atlas of Gastroenterology describes all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disease.

Atlas of Endoscopy Imaging in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

by Bo Shen

Atlas of Endoscopy Imaging in Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a complete reference providing all aspects of endoscopy imaging in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Building on the etiology and pathogenesis of IBD and taking into account the wide range of clinical presentations and phenotypes that reflect a long list of endoscopic features, this book systematically and exclusively presents all IBD-related endoscopy imaging for optimal understanding, diagnosis and management.

  • Provides systemic classification and characterization of endoscopy imaging in the surgically altered bowel and in healthy and diseased IBD patients
  • Incorporates state-of-the-art research in the area of endoscopy imaging in CD and UC, from current literature and the vast experience of a panel of national and international experts
  • Covers all possible aspects related to endoscopic imaging in Inflammatory bowel disease

Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Surgical and Therapeutic Innovations

by Santiago Horgan

This book provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art overview on the established knowledge in the field of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) as well as a current insight into new algorithms involving new diagnostic tools and new endoscopic and surgical techniques. The integration of these new findings in updated therapeutic decision making is demonstrated. The book reviews the latest literature on new diagnostic findings to better discriminate between different benign disorders of the esophagus and stomach. It describes the decision making to establish indications for the variety of established and new therapeutic options in the management of the disease. It also describes in detail new therapeutic techniques, which provides excellent back-up information for every clinician in daily practice. Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, nurses, technicians, students and researchers with an interest in esophageal and upper GI- disease.

Clinical and Basic Neurogastroenterology and Motility

by Satish S. C. Rao

Clinical and Basic Neurogastroenterology and Motility is a state-of-the-art, lucidly written, generously illustrated, landmark publication that comprehensively addresses the underlying mechanisms and management of common adult and pediatric motility disorders. These problems affect 50% of the population and include conditions such as dysphagia, achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), gas and bloating, SIBO, constipation and fecal incontinence. The book brings together international experts and clinician scientists, epitomizing their years of wisdom into a concise yet practical text that is delivered in two distinct sections, basic and clinical. It fulfills a large unmet need, and bridges a long-awaited knowledge gap among trainees, clinicians, scientists, nurses and technicians, earnestly engaged in this field.

  • First of its kind text that covers both basic and clinical aspects, bridging the knowledge gap, and providing a bench to bedside approach for management of common disorders
  • Discusses the latest concepts and basic principles of neurogastroenterology and motility, and how the gut and brain interact in the genesis of functional gastrointestinal and motility disorders
  • Provides an illustrated and practical text on hot topics written by leading adult and pediatric gastroenterology experts across the globe
  • Includes an accompanying more detailed web version of the text with free access to future podcasts

Sleisenger and Fordtran’s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease- 2 Volume Set: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management 11th Edition

by Mark Feldman MD (Author), Lawrence S. Friedman MD (Author), Lawrence J. Brandt MD (Author)

For nearly 50 years, Sleisenger & Fordtran’s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease has been the go-to reference for gastroenterology and hepatology residents, fellows, physicians, and the entire GI caregiving team. Now in a fully revised 11th Edition, this two-volume masterwork brings together the knowledge and expertise of hundreds of global experts who keep you up to date with the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments for every clinical challenge you face in gastroenterology and hepatology. A logical organization, more than 1,100 full-color illustrations, and easy-to-use algorithms ensure that you’ll quickly and easily find the information you need.

    • Features new and expanded discussions of chronic hepatitis B and C, Helicobacter pylori infection, colorectal cancer prevention through screening and surveillance, biologic agents and novel small molecules to treat and prevent recurrences of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), gastrointestinal immune and autoimmune diseases, and more.
    • Offers reliable coverage of key topics such as Barrett’s esophagus, gut microbiome, enteric microbiota and probiotics, fecal microbiota transplantation, and hepatic, pancreatic, and small bowel transplantation.
    • Provides more quick-reference algorithms that summarize clinical decision making and practical approaches to patient management.
    • Employs a consistent, templated, format throughout for quick retrieval of information.
    • Includes monthly updates online, as well as more than 20 procedural videos.
 
  • 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.

ERCP 3rd Edition

by Todd H. Baron MD FASGE

Over the past 40 years, ERCP has become an effective therapeutic modality with diagnostic purposes that are continually improved.. The 3rd Edition of this practical reference helps you make the most of today’s endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in your practice. You’ll find authoritative, highly illustrated guidance on every aspect of ERCP, including coverage of the latest techniques both in print and on video.

    • Clearly depicts each step of ERCP procedures in dozens of step-by-step videos, including Needle Knife Sphincterotomy, Biliary Sphincterotomy, Cannulation, and Fistulotomy.
    • Provides clear guidelines on when and when not to perform ERCP.
 
  • Features superb, full-color images, and a wealth of illustrative diagrams.
    • Includes new chapters that cover duodenoscope reprocessing; endomicrocopy; EUS-guided endotherapy related to pancreatobiliary disorders; and CT and MRCP related to pancreatobiliary disorders.
    • Contains updated information on radiofrequency ablation for cancer, percutaneous vs. endoscopic drainage, scope cleaning practices, and pancreatic necrosis.
 
  • 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.

Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE

by Charlotte Rutter

Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE is the first revision guide designed specifically for this new high-stakes exam. It contains 210 best of five questions with explanatory answers, each accurately reflecting the layout of questions in the exam. The book is divided into seven subject areas, covering all the main themes of the exam, and providing a thorough assessment of the candidate's gastroenterological knowledge. Where relevant, questions are illustrated with full colour photographs including endoscopic, radiological and histology images. Uniquely, the explanatory answers include references to guidelines and other sources to enable candidates' further reading and study.

Walker’s Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathology, Diagnosis, Management, 2 Volume Set 6th Edition

by Ronald E. Kleinman

The sixth edition of Walker's Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease is dedicated to a comprehensive worldwide representation of advances in pediatric gastroenterology, its pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management. This standard reference text is enhanced by color images and tables throughout the two-volume set. Pediatricians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, and medical students will appreciate sections on techniques used to establish diagnosis of complex pediatric conditions of the gut, pancreas, and liver. Walker's Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease includes new chapters devoted to nutrition that complement the companion text Nutrition in Pediatrics (ISBN 9781607951803). This edition replaces the fifth, ISBN 9781550093643.

Laparoscopic Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Surgery

by Claudius Conrad

Laparoscopic Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery: Textbook and Illustrated Video Atlas is the perfect learning tool for all surgeons managing patients requiring advanced liver, pancreas and biliary surgery minimally invasively. This highly immersive text and video atlas will provide surgeons from trainee to advanced levels of practice, including, general surgeons, hepato-pacreatico-biliary surgeons, transplant surgeons and surgical oncologists, with a step-by-step, multi-media teaching atlas on performing laparoscopic liver surgery, anatomically correct, safely and effectively. The atlas will teach the surgeons to perform anatomic liver resections of each liver segment expertly and logically, and will cover lobectomies, extended resections, advanced laparoscopic pancreas surgery (including Whipple) and other procedures. A special emphasis is placed on reproducibility of excellence in surgical technique. Each video will be supported by outstanding illustrations for each technique and 3D renderings of the relevant anatomy. The educational step-by step high-definition videos teach everything you need to know, including critical aspects like patient positioning, port placement, dissection and much more. Led by the pioneers in laparoscopic liver, pancreas and biliary surgery, Brice Gayet and Claudius Conrad, the textbook-chapters will be authored by world experts and will contain surgical tips and tricks garnered from their unique experiences, to improve care, management of complications, relevant society guidelines and excellence in oncologic care for patients with hepato-pancreato-biliary cancers.

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