Yamada’s Handbook of Gastroenterology, Fourth Edition

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Jan 082020

by John M. Inadomi (Author), Renuka Bhattacharya (Author), Joo Ha Hwang (Author), Cynthia Ko (Author)

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.

The GI doctor’s classic portable, clinically-focused and authoritative reference, revised and updated

The revised and updated fourth edition of Yamada’s Handbook of Gastroenterology focuses on the clinical aspects of patients presenting with gastrointestinal and liver disease. The book is a portable, quick reference tool designed to assist trainees and practicing gastroenterologists in the practical assessment and clinical management of patients. The Handbook is divided into two parts; the first is symptom focused and the second highlights diseases. Each chapter features key practice points, essentials of diagnosis, potential pitfalls and case studies. In addition, the book includes multiple choice questions and answers to enhance understanding.

The fourth edition includes updated clinical practice guidelines from National Societies (American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Association for the Study of Liver Disease and American College of Gastroenterology).

The new edition also offers many new photographs of endoscopic, radiographic and histopathologic images. This important resource:

Contains both symptom- and disease-focused chapters, and covers all clinical conditions and symptoms likely to be encountered
Presents case studies, practice points, essentials of diagnosis boxes, society guideline comparisons, and MCQs for self-assessment tailored to ABIM Board level
Offers an abundance of management algorithms and flowcharts to help plot the best route for clinical care
Includes a full-colour plate section
Written for gastroenterology, hepatology and internal medicine specialists, Yamada’s Handbook of Gastroenterology, Fourth Edition continues to offer a succinct guide for daily use on the wards and also as a resource for preparation for GI Boards and re-certification

About the Author
JOHN M. INADOMI, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

RENUKA BHATTACHARYA, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

JOO HA HWANG, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA

CYNTHIA KO, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA



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Clinical Challenges & Images in Gastroenterology : A Diagnostic Guide

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Dec 282019

Digestive diseases have always been a major threat to global health. Despite the rapid advances in various diagnostic modalities, many a time the final verdict can be elusive and present a diagnostic challenge for the attending doctor.

Clinical Challenges & Images in Gastroenterology — A Diagnostic Guide presents 50 real-life cases to illustrate an evidence-based approach for the diagnosis, investigation and management of gastrointestinal diseases commonly encountered in everyday practice, with a special focus on the interpretation of endoscopic and radiological images. This book provides a pragmatic approach for medical students, residents, specialist trainees and specialists alike who have an interest in gastroenterology. Other healthcare providers, such as general practitioners, nurses and dieticians, will also benefit from these case illustrations.

The authors of this book are based at the Institute of Digestive Disease, Chinese University of Hong Kong. This institute has contributed to major breakthroughs that have improved the clinical management of digestive diseases including, but not limited to, the advent of endoscopic therapies and minimally invasive surgery, molecular diagnostic tools for cancers and inflammatory bowel disease, and the development of novel treatments for acid-peptic disease and viral hepatitis.



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Esophageal Cancer: Prevention, Diagnosis and Therapy (2nd Edition) – 2020 Release

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Dec 152019

The second edition of this very successful book documents the latest progress in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of esophageal cancer and includes additional sections covering novel targeted therapeutic approaches, immunotherapy and palliative and nutritional support for patients. Furthermore, the sections covering epidemiology, molecular biology, pathology, staging and radiologic and endoscopic assessments have been thoroughly updated and expanded. The principles of surgical resection, radiation therapy and systemic therapy are reviewed and attention is paid to the multidisciplinary approaches to the management of early stage cervical, thoracic, distal and junctional tumors. Updated information is also provided on the treatment of metastatic and recurrent disease as well as approaches that may impact future care, such as chemoprevention. Esophageal Cancer: Prevention, Diagnosis and Therapy will assist specialists from various disciplines, including surgery, radiation therapy, gastroenterology, medical oncology and palliative medicine, in delivering optimal, up-to-date care to the benefit of patients.






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Eosinophilic Esophagitis

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Dec 142019

This volume provides a history of Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), a basic understanding of the physiology of the eosinophil, and a current understanding of the pathophysiology and genetics of EoE. The emphasis is on clinical applications including presenting symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for patients with EoE. Written by both pediatric and adult experts in the fields of gastroenterology, allergy and pathology, this volume includes the most up to date information.
Providing practical information useful in the treatment of patients, this book will be of great value to gastroenterologists, allergists, pathologists, medical residents, fellows, internists, and general practitioners who treat patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.





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Dx/Rx: Pancreatic Cancer

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Dec 132019

Dx/Rx: Pancreatic Cancer was recently honored with 4 Stars from Doody’s Book Review!
Written by two expert oncologists specializing in pancreatic cancer, Dx/Rx: Pancreatic Cancer is a concise pocket reference for all professional caregivers of patients with pancreatic cancer. This handy guide provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on the epidemiology, symptoms, diagnosis, and management of malignancies of the pancreas. Topics include detailed outline of the diagnosis process and staging, molecular pathogenesis, localized diseases and advanced cases, metastatic pancreatic cancer, uncommon pancreatic malignancies, and information on supportive care. Presented in a quick-reference format, Dx/Rx: Pancreatic Cancer is an essential guide for on the ward or in the clinic.





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Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions

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Dec 112019

Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions is an update of the current standards and newest skills in diagnostic endoscopy for neoplastic lesions of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract. The volume defines strategies for detection and endoscopic assessment of small and minute early cancers and precursor lesions, including the endoscopic and endosonographic criteria for submucosal invasiveness. The book provides the knowledge in novel magnifying endoscopic analysis of early neoplasias fundamental to differential indication on snare mucosectomy, endoscopic submucosal dissection, or surgical/laparoscopic full-wall resection. Differential indications and contraindications for each technique are also specified.
Comprehensive and authored by internationally renowned experts in the field, Early Neoplasias of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Therapeutic Decisions is a valuable resource that will improve the diagnostic skills of beginners as well as experienced endoscopists in endoscopic submucosal dissection.





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Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology: The Essentials

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Dec 102019

Gastroenterologists require detailed knowledge regarding the anatomy of the GI system in order to understand the disturbances caused by diseases they diagnose and treat.

Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology will bring together the world’s leading names to present a comprehensive overview of the anatomical and physiological features of the gastrointestinal tract.

Full colour and with excellent anatomical and clinical figures throughout, it will provide succinct, authoritative and didactic anatomic and physiologic information on all the key areas, including GI motility, hepatic structure, GI hormones, gastric secretion and absorption of nutrients.

GI trainees will enjoy the self-assessment MCQs, written to the level they will encounter during their Board exams, and the seasoned gastroenterologist will value it as a handy reference book and refresher for re-certification exams





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Foregut Surgery: Achalasia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Obesity

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Dec 062019

​This book provides a state-of-the-art description of the clinical evaluation, diagnosis, management, and treatment of achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease, paraesophageal hernia, and morbid obesity. The prevalence of such diseases is increasing worldwide due to higher awareness and improved diagnosis rate. The text is divided in three different parts, each covering detailed surgical techniques of the main foregut operations: achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and obesity. Written by experts in the field, chapters focus on the preoperative work-up, indications, and technical aspects of each operation. Foregut Surgery proves to be an irreplaceable resource for surgeons, gastroenterologists, medical students, and surgical residents that care for patients with reflux, achalasia, and morbid obesity.





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The Clinician’s Guide to Gastrointestinal Oncology (The Clinician’s Guide to GI Series)

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Dec 062019

The Clinician’s Guide to Gastrointestinal Oncology is a unique practical reference for the management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies and pre-malignant conditions. The high incidence of colorectal cancer coupled with the growing recognition of Barrett’s esophagus has led to a growing need for a resource explaining how to screen and manage these and other patients with gastrointestinal neoplasia. Dr. Michael Kochman, with contributions from other recognized experts of diverse gastrointestinal backgrounds, uses a multidisciplinary approach in presenting the necessary information to optimally manage patients. A balanced approach allows the reader to quickly synthesize an individualized care plan based upon the recommendations of highly skilled professionals. Part of The Clinician’s Guide to GI Series, this text also serves as a reference for clinicians to be able to quickly discuss the epidemiology and natural history of these conditions.The broad range of topics covered, combined with the breadth of knowledge shared from renowned experts, provides a full spectrum of information necessary to properly care for a wide range of patients. Helpful features include TNM staging tables that help the reader choose appropriate treatment options as well as color, radiographic, and endoscopic photographs that highlight significant clinical points. The Clinician’s Guide to Gastrointestinal Oncology is the ideal resource for internists, gastroenterologists, surgeons, and oncologists looking to keep pace with the latest treatment options for an array of neoplastic gastrointestinal conditions.Topics Include: Management of pre-malignant conditions of the GI tract including colonic polyps and Barrett’s esophagus The role of endoscopic and radiologic interventional techniques Nutrition support Pain management Current strategies for the medical and surgical approaches to the GI malignancies

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Gastroenterological Endoscopy, Third Edition

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Dec 032019

Highly Commended by the BMA Medical Book Awards for Internal Medicine!

Written and edited by internationally renowned specialists, the third edition of Gastroenterological Endoscopy covers the entire spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the upper and lower GI tract while providing the latest overview of GI disorders. A great wealth of high-resolution photographs provides the visual information needed to confidently assess and diagnose mucosal lesions of the entire digestive tract. Significant advances in the field—both medical and technical—since the last edition are covered in comprehensive detail.

Key Features:

– New panel of top international editors, continuing the tradition of excellence, depth, and breadth as originated by founding editors Classen, Tytgat, and Lightdale; list of contributing authors is a ‘who’s who’ of GI endoscopy
– Coverage of newest, advanced tools and techniques: gastric-POEMS, submucosal tunnel endoscopic resection (STER), lumen-apposing metal stents, ‘over-the-scope’ clips, and much more
– More than 750 exquisite images

Gastroenterological Endoscopy, third edition, surely deserves a prominent place in any complete endoscopy reference collection.





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