Gastroenterology and Hepatology Lecture Notes is a comprehensive yet easy-to-read overview of luminal gastroenterology and hepatology. Covering the epidemiology, causes, clinical features, investigation, treatment and prognosis of all the main gut and liver conditions, it is ideal for both exam preparation and fact finding.
Key features include:
A full range of new illustrations, including clinical photographs and scans, that clearly demonstrate signs and symptoms
Sections on anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, and epidemiology written to enhance understanding of clinical features
Essential information highlighted throughout the text
Case-based self-assessment for each chapter helps retention of knowledge and puts it in its clinical context
A new section of best answer MCQs
New chapters on inflammatory bowel disease and different diagnosis of the upper GI tract
Includes a companion website at www.lecturenoteseries.com/gastroenterology featuring 16 in-depth case studies
Whether learning the basics of the gastrointestinal system, starting a general medical or gastroenterological placement, or looking for a quick-reference overview to revise key concepts,
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Lecture Notes is an ideal resource for medical students, MRCP or FRACP candidates, and junior doctors.
Preface to the second edition vii Preface to the first edition viii About the companion website ix Part I Clinical Basics 1 Approach to the patient with abdominal pain 3 2 Approach to the patient with liver disease 13 3 Approach to the patient with luminal disease 20 4 Nutrition 34 5 Gastrointestinal infections 46 6 Gastrointestinal investigations 53 Part II Gastrointestinal Emergencies 7 Acute gastrointestinal bleeding 63 8 Acute upper and lower gastrointestinal emergencies 67 9 Acute liver failure 75 10 Pancreatobiliary emergencies 81 Part III Regional Gastroenterology 11 Oral cavity 91 12 Oesophagus 93 13 Stomach and duodenum 101 14 Small intestine 107 15 Small and large bowel disorders 115 16 Colon 128 17 Anorectum 135 18 Pancreatic diseases 141 19 Biliary diseases 149 20 Consequences of chronic liver disease 160 21 Liver transplantation 174 22 Alcoholic liver disease 182 23 Non alcoholic fatty liver disease 186 24 Viral hepatitides 190 25 Drug induced liver injury 204 26 Autoimmune hepatitis 209 27 Liver tumours and lesions 212 28 Vascular liver diseases 218 29 Pregnancy related liver disease 229 30 Hereditary and congenital liver diseases 233 Part IV Study Aids and Revision Gastrointestinal history check-list 255 Abdominal examination routine 257 Rectal examination routine 259 Common OSCE cases 260 Surgical sieve 261 Part V Self Assessment: Answers Self-assessment: answers 265 Index 271