The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance 2E (At a Glance)

The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance 2E (At a Glance)

By: Adam Bailey (author), Satish Keshav (author)Paperback

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This concise introduction to the gastrointestinal system encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of this rapidly growing and changing specialty. Written by experienced clinicians and teachers, the text covers the basic concepts of both the science surrounding the gastrointestinal system and the basics of clinical practice in an accessible, lucid format. Now fully supported by a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/gastro containing interactive MCQs and downloadable digital flashcards, The Gastrointestinal System at a Glance is the ideal revision aid for medical and allied health students, and provides valuable insight for anyone seeking a comprehensive and concise guide to this subject area. * Fully revised and updated to include further coverage of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, revised liver chapters and a new chapter on embryology * Now in full colour throughout * Supported by a companion website containing interactive self-assessment and digital flashcards - perfect for both study and revision * Provides an integrated approach to both the basic and clinical science of this core specialty

About Author

Satish Keshav is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK Adam Bailey is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Contents

Preface 6 Acknowledgements 6 List of abbreviations 7 Introduction and overview 8 Part 1 Structure and function 1 Mouth and teeth 10 2 Salivary glands 12 3 Tongue and pharynx 14 4 Oesophagus 16 5 Stomach 18 6 Duodenum 20 7 Pancreas 22 8 Liver 24 9 Biliary system 26 10 Hepatic portal system 28 11 Jejunum and ileum 30 12 Caecum and appendix 32 13 Colon 34 14 Rectum and anus 36 Part 2 Integrated function 15 Embryology 38 16 Enteric motility 40 17 Enteric endocrine system 42 18 Enteric and autonomic nerves 44 19 Mucosal immune system 46 20 Digestion and absorption 48 21 Digestion of carbohydrates, proteins and fats 50 22 Digestion of vitamins and minerals 52 23 Nutrition 54 24 Fluid and electrolyte balance 56 25 Hepatic metabolic function 58 26 Hepatic synthetic function 60 27 Hepatic detoxifi cation and excretion 62 Part 3 Disorders and diseases 28 Nausea and vomiting 64 29 Diarrhoea 66 30 Constipation 68 31 Functional disorders and irritable bowel syndrome 70 32 Gastro-oesophageal refl ux and hiatus hernia 72 33 Peptic ulcer and Helicobacter pylori 74 34 Gastroenteritis and food poisoning 76 35 Gastrointestinal system infections 78 36 Ulcerative colitis and Crohn s disease 80 37 Coeliac disease 82 38 Obesity and malnutrition 84 39 Colon and rectal cancer 86 40 Gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver tumours 88 41 Haemorrhoids and anorectal disease 90 42 Gallstones and pancreatitis 92 43 Hepatitis and acute liver disease 94 44 Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease 96 Part 4 Diagnosis and treatment 45 History, examination and tests 98 46 Diagnostic endoscopy 100 47 Therapeutic endoscopy 102 48 Radiology and imaging 104 49 Functional tests 106 50 Pharmacotherapy 108 51 Gastrointestinal surgery 110 Index 112

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405150910
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9781405150910
  • ISBN10: 1405150912

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