Clinical Pancreatology for Practising Gastroenterologists and Surgeons

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Oct 142019
 

Most patients suffering from pancreatic diseases are managed by general internists, gastroenterologists and/or surgeons in non-specialized centers. Basic and clinical research in pancreatology is continuously leading to changes in the management of pancreatic diseases, but these advances are applied to the clinical practice almost exclusively in specialized centers by specialized groups.The books and journals currently available are directed at pancreatologists and the information does not reach most general clinicians and surgeons who treat patients suffering from pancreatic diseases. The aim of this book is to provide practising gastroenterologists and surgeons with clear information regarding the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic diseases.
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Gastrointestinal Physiology: A Clinical Approach

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Oct 102019
 

This volume provides a practical hands on guide to gastrointestinal physiology. The book emphasizes an appreciation of basic physiological concepts and their application to novel clinical situations. It exposes the physician-in-training to fundamental principles that are useful in treating patients and lays the groundwork for more advanced study in the future.

The authors present relevant cases which incorporate newer adult learning strategies in medical education. These cases provide a forum in which the student can apply acquired knowledge, skills and attitudes. Connections are made to reader’s life, whether in the classroom, on the wards or out and about town.

Designed for medical students who are studying gastrointestinal physiology for the first time, Gastrointestinal Physiology: A Clinical Approach provides a superb review for upper level medical students and house officers. Nursing and allied health professions students will also find this text to be a useful guide. GI fellows and attending physicians in need of a concise review of fundamental GI physiology principles will also benefit from reading this book.

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Gastrointestinal Oncology: A Practical Guide

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Oct 062019
 

Gastrointestinal Oncology is an evidence-based, practical reference intended to assist in the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies. It is designed to be as user friendly as possible and is distinguished by the extremely practical, concrete nature of the information presented and by the multidisciplinary approach adopted. In addition to disease-oriented chapters spanning sites from the esophagus to the anus, non-anatomic subjects such as modern imaging techniques are also addressed. Translational science is supplied where useful in the decision-making process. All of the authors are internationally recognized experts. This book is an ideal resource for oncologists, surgeons, gastroenterologists, and primary-care providers looking for the latest and best information on how to deal with a wide variety of gastrointestinal neoplasms.
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Self-Expandable Stents in the Gastrointestinal Tract

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Sep 302019
 

Self-expandable stents were initially placed for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases but now play an integral role in the relief of benign and malignant obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract and biliary system. Self-Expandable Stents in the Gastrointestinal Tract will familiarize the reader with the indications, techniques, and outcome following placement of expandable metal stents within the gastrointestinal tract. The volume covers all aspects of expandable stents including their composition, tissue responses, and placement techniques. In addition, placement using endoscopic and radiologic techniques is discussed. Unique illustrations allow the reader to gain knowledge that will improve their ability to care for their patients. The volume will serve as a comprehensive reference for all aspects of expandable stents. Self-Expandable Stents in the Gastrointestinal Tract will be extremely useful for physicians in the field of gastroenterology, endoscopy, and radiology, as well as gastrointestinal and thoracic surgeons whether they are in training or practice.
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Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children, Second Edition

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Feb 122019
 

An extremely practical text, this new edition of Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children covers the essentials of paediatric hepatology. The range of material is wide and has been revised and updated to include the latest advances. Many helpful algorithms and tables are included and the references at the end of each chapter have been carefully selected so as to provide the most up-to-date information available. A concluding section comprising some 100 carefully annotated plates, completes this text. Containing the contributions of 23 internationally acclaimed authorities, active both clinically and in research, the book provides an essential guide to the diagnosis and management of paediatric liver diseases, both common and uncommon for all those involved in the care of the child with liver disease. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System in Children has become THE REFERENCE of choice for the paediatric gastroenterologist, hepatologist and surgeon. Content: Chapter 1 Supporting the Child and Family (pages 1–16): Gill Brook, JO Hunt, Anne Johnson and Julie ReedChapter 2 Useful Investigations in the Assessment of Liver Disease (pages 17–24): Deirdre A. KellyChapter 3 Interventional Radiology and Invasive Diagnostic Imaging (pages 25–34): Philip JohnChapter 4 The Jaundiced Baby (pages 35–73): Eve A. RobertsChapter 5 The Acutely Ill Baby (pages 74–91): Patrick J. MckiernanChapter 6 Acute Hepatitis (pages 92–106): Suzanne DavisonChapter 7 Fulminant Hepatitis and Acute Liver Failure (pages 107–126): Peter F. Whitington and Estella M. AlonsoChapter 8 Chronic Hepatitis (pages 127–161): Suzanne DavisonChapter 9 Congenital and Structural Abnormalities of the Liver (pages 162–182): Ding?You Li and Kathleen B. SchwarzChapter 10 Non?Alcoholic Steatosis (pages 183–196): Eve A. RobertsChapter 11 Hepatobiliary Disease in Cystic Fibrosis (pages 197–210): Birgitta StrandvikChapter 12 Metabolic Liver Disease in the Infant and Older Child (pages 211–242): Anupam Chakrapani and Anne GreenChapter 13 Disorders of Copper Metabolism (pages 243–258): Stuart TannerChapter 14 Complications and Management of Chronic Liver Disease (pages 259–281): Ross ShepherdChapter 15 The Liver in Systemic Illness (pages 282–299): Susan V. BeathChapter 16 Skin Disorders in Liver Disease (pages 300–312): Indra D.M. Van Mourik and Celia MossChapter 17 Dental Care of Children With Liver Disease (pages 313–323): Marie?Therese HoseyChapter 18 Surgical Disorders of the Liver and Bile Ducts and Portal Hypertension (pages 324–362): Mark D. Stringer and Edward R. HowardChapter 19 Primary Hepatic Tumours (pages 363–377): Bruce Morland and Jean de Ville de GoyetChapter 20 Liver Transplantation (pages 378–401): Deirdre A. Kelly and David MayerChapter 21 Small Bowel Transplantation in Children (pages 402–420): Jorge Reyes and Kareem Abu?ElmagdChapter 22 Liver Disease in the Developing World (pages 421–438): Seng?Hoek Quak, Anupam Sibal and Mei?Hwei Chang
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Handbook of Liver Disease – 4th Edition (September 2017 Release)

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Dec 072018
 

Well-organized and vibrantly illustrated throughout, Handbook of Liver Disease is a comprehensive yet concise handbook providing authoritative guidance on key clinical issues in liver disease. The quick-reference outline format ensures that you’ll find answers when you need them, and cover-to-cover updates keep you abreast of the recent rapid changes in the field. Written by leading international experts in hepatology, this reference is ideal for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, internists, family practitioners, trainees, and others who diagnose and manage patients with liver disorders.

    • Uses a highly templated outline format, key points in each chapter, alert symbols, and highlighted review points to provide a “just the facts” approach to daily clinical questions on liver disease.

 

  • Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, Q&As, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • Features expanded hepatitis chapters, including completely updated coverage of new, safe, and effective oral regimens for the treatment of hepatitis C.
  • Provides completely updated coverage of: alcoholic liver disease * autoimmune hepatitis * portal hypertension * primary biliary cholangitis * hepatic tumors * cirrhosis * nonalcoholic liver disease * liver transplantation * and more.
  • Includes the latest information on adolescents with liver disease moving into adult care.
  • Covers the revised criteria for prioritizing liver transplantation using the MELDNa score, new options for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma, and improved management of hepatorenal syndrome.

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Sitaraman and Friedman’s Essentials of Gastroenterology – Revised 2nd Edition (January 2018 Release)

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Jul 132018
 

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This revised and updated second edition of Essentials of Gastroenterology provides a highly practical, comprehensive, and concise guide to gastroenterology. The text covers every major disorder likely to be encountered during both GI training and in clinical practice. It also offers a handbook for preparing for Board examinations (e.g., USMLE and Internal Medicine Board examinations) as well as a handy clinical consultation tool. Fully updated to reflect the latest scientific information and practice guidelines, each section of the book covers a specific area of the gastroenterology tract and follows a standard outline: general information, normal physiology, etiology and pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, complications, prognosis, and treatment.

The text provides easy-to-assimilate information on each disorder and includes the key facts, concise, bulleted paragraphs, and a structure that lends itself to accessibility and point-of-care use in a busy clinical setting. In addition, Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions allow users to self-assess their knowledge, a photo gallery provides a great visual element, and clinical cases throughout allow readers to identify with real-life clinical scenarios. Essentials of Gastroenterology is the hands-on guide that:

  • Covers the whole of gastroenterology in one highly practical volume
  • Presents updated pedagogic features to help achieve rapid clinical understanding, such as case studies, practice points, lists of “pearls,” and key weblinks
  • Includes more than 100 Internal Medicine Board-style multiple choice questions ideal for self-assessment
  • Contains major society (AASLD, AGA, BSG, ASGE, ACG, – and others) guidelines for all main GI conditions

Designed for use by gastroenterologists and GI trainees, Essentials of Gastroenterology is the revised and improved edition of the popular manual that is filled with up-to-date information on all the GI disorders. Trainees will learn the essentials of their specialty, as well as providing the seasoned gastroenterologist with a useful refresher tool.

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Best of Five MCQs for the Gastroenterology SCE

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Jun 292018
 

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.

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Endoscopy in Liver Disease (December 2017 Release)

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Jun 282018
 

Liver disease is an increasingly common cause of mortality, and its management is often complex and challenging. Endoscopy has in recent times undergone a period of rapid progress, with numerous novel and specialized endoscopic modalities that are of increasing value in the investigation and management of the patient with liver disease. As the technology in endoscopy expands, both as a diagnostic and interventional procedure, so does the role of the endoscopist in liver disease.

This full colour book and companion website offer a comprehensive guidance as to when, why, and how to perform endoscopy to best manage your patients.

  • Brings together two key areas – liver disease and endoscopy – into one expert clinical textbook
  • Covers the entire spectrum of clinical problems that gastroenterologists and endoscopists face while managing patients with liver disease
  • Includes the latest management guidelines from the key international societies, such as the  ASGE, AASLD, EASL and BSG
  • Well illustrated with over 150 high-quality colour images
  • 11 high-quality videos illustrating optimum endoscopy practice, all clearly referenced in the text

An indispensable tool for all gastroenterologists, hepatologists and endoscopists, Endoscopy in Liver Disease is perfect for learning how to perform endoscopy safely and effectively in the patient population with liver disorders.

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Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Comprehensive Atlas – 2nd Edition (June 2018 Release)

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Jun 242018
 

The second edition of this very popular atlas is designed to serve as an up-to-date guide to the diagnostic use of gastrointestinal endoscopy that will meet the daily needs of both novice and advanced endoscopists. The atlas presents an abundance of typical and atypical endoscopic images of common and rare diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and colorectum, accompanied by precise clinical descriptions. Normal findings and variants are also amply documented. A large majority of the illustrations in the new edition are superb high-resolution images, reflecting the important advances of recent years. The coverage also includes the role of novel endoscopic technologies such as narrow band imaging, FICE, iScan, and confocal laser endomicroscopy. A further new feature is the inclusion of an interesting quiz at the end of each chapter in order to summarize complex knowledge, enhance understanding, and assist in the internalization of important practical tips. Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Comprehensive Atlas is expected to become the ultimate reference for gastrointestinal endoscopists worldwide.

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