Gastroenterology and Hepatology: A Clinical Handbook

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Nicholas J. Talley, Martin D. Weltman, Isidor Segal
Elsevier Health Sciences, Feb 4, 2008 - Medical - 560 pages
The book will aim to provide a simple, practical management approaches rather than detailed disease information. It will have a problem-based focus concentrating on providing management solutions in emergency situations where clinicians have limited time. There will also be detailed chapters on preparing patients for procedures, such as endoscopy and biopsy.
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Contents

EXAMINATION OF THE MOUTH
CAUSES OF SORE MOUTH
ORAL ULCERATION
SUMMARY
DYSPHAGIA
PAIN ON SWALLOWING ODYNOPHAGIA
SUMMARY
DEFINITIONS AND SPECTRUM
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
MONITORING CHECKLIST
ANAESTHESIA AND SEDATION
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
APPROACH TO THE PATIENT WITH ABNORMAL LFTs
INTERPRETING PATTERNS OF LIVER TEST ABNORMALITIES

EPIDEMIOLOGY RISK FACTORS AND NATURAL HISTORY
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
DIAGNOSIS
INVESTIGATIONS
MANAGEMENT OF GORD
SUMMARY
DEFINITIONS
EPIDEMIOLOGY
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
PATHOGENESIS
CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
OESOPHAGOGASTRIC CANCERS
GASTROINTESTINAL STROMAL TUMOURS GIST
CARCINOMA OF GALL BLADDER
CHOLANGIOCARCINOMA
SMALL INTESTINAL TUMOURS
INTRODUCTION
DEFINITION
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
RESUSCITATION
AETIOLOGY
INVESTIGATIONS
MANAGEMENT
BLEEDING OF OBSCURE ORIGIN
DEFINITIONS AND CATEGORIES
EPIDEMIOLOGY
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY OF IBS
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
DEFINITIONS
EPIDEMIOLOGY
CLINICAL SYNDROMES
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
PANCREATIC INSUFFICIENCY
BILE SALT DEFICIENCY
MUCOSAL DISEASE
MALABSORPTION AFTER GASTRIC SURGERY
FOODCOBALAMIN MALABSORPTION
SUMMARY
AETIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PANCREATITIS
COMPLICATIONS OF CHRONIC PANCREATITIS
SUMMARY
PANCREATIC CANCER
PANCREATIC CYSTIC LESIONS
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
CONSTIPATION IN ADULTS
ASSESSMENT
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
DEFINITION
AETIOLOGY
ASSESSMENT
INVESTIGATIONS
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
ULCERATIVE COLITIS
CROHNS DISEASE
SUMMARY
RISK FACTORS
SYMPTOMS
MULTISTEP MODEL OF CRC
DIAGNOSIS
THERAPY
SUMMARY
BACKGROUND
FAECAL OCCULT BLOOD TESTING
SIGMOIDOSCOPY
COMBINED FOBT AND SIGMOIDOSCOPY
COLONOSCOPY
RISK STRATIFICATION AND CURRENT SCREENING RECOMMENDATIONS
SURVEILLANCE OF INDIVIDUALS AT INCREASED RISK
SUMMARY
DEFINITION
AETIOLOGY
HISTORY
PHYSICAL EXAMINATION
INVESTIGATIONS
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
RECTAL BLEEDING
HAEMORRHOIDS
SUMMARY
CAUSES OF ANAL PAIN
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
MALNUTRITION AND CACHEXIA
CHRONIC DIARRHOEA
HEPATOBILIARY DISEASE
TREATMENT OF HIV
CLINICAL PRESENTATION
INVESTIGATION OF UNIDENTIFIED GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
CAUSES OF WEIGHT LOSS
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT
PROGNOSIS
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
ASSESSMENT
RESUSCITATION
REFEEDING
MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS
GOALS FOR THERAPY
PROGNOSIS
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
NUTRITIONAL PROBLEMS
SUMMARY
DEFINITIONS OF OBESITY
TREATMENT OF OBESITY
BARIATRIC OPERATIONS
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
ASSESSMENT OF PATIENT FITNESS FOR PROCEDURE
PROCEDURESPECIFIC ISSUES
PATIENTSPECIFIC ISSUES
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
INITIAL INVESTIGATION
FURTHER INVESTIGATION
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
CAUSES OF CHOLESTASIS
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
PATIENT PREPARATION
EQUIPMENT
POST PROCEDURE
SUMMARY
GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS
CLINICAL PRESENTATION
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSES
MANAGEMENT
EPIDEMIOLOGY
VIROLOGY
DIAGNOSTIC TESTING
CLINICAL COURSE OF HCV INFECTION
ASSESSING LIVER INJURY
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
THE ANTIGENS AND THEIR ANTIBODIES
TRANSMISSION OF HBV
NATURAL HISTORY OF HEPATITIS B
HEPATITIS B IN PRACTICE
ANTIVIRAL TREATMENT
TRANSPLANTATION
SCREENING FOR HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
INTRODUCTION
IRON METABOLISM
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT OF IRON OVERLOAD
PROGNOSIS
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
CAUSES
CLINICAL FEATURES
INVESTIGATIONS
DIAGNOSIS
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
CLINICAL PRESENTATION
PATHOGENESIS
INVESTIGATIONS
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
PATHOLOGY AND CLINICAL PRESENTATION
DETECTION OF ALCOHOL ABUSE
NATURAL HISTORY
DIAGNOSIS
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
RISK FACTORS FOR DRUG HEPATOTOXICITY
PRESENTATION
INVESTIGATIONS
DIAGNOSIS
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
WILSONS DISEASE
ALPHA1ANTITRYPSIN DEFICIENCY A1ATD
HEREDITARY HAEMOCHROMATOSIS
HEPATIC PORPHYRIAS
CYSTIC FIBROSIS CF
GAUCHERS DISEASE
GILBERTS SYNDROME
INTRODUCTION
CAUSES OF GRANULOMAS
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
APPROACHES TO THE LIVER MASS
BENIGN LIVER MASSES
MALIGNANT LIVER MASSES
THE DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA
NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT IN CIRRHOSIS
TREATMENT
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
ASSESSMENT
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
DEFINITION
CAUSES OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE
CLINICAL FEATURES AND MAJOR COMPLICATIONS
INITIAL EVALUATION AND PROGNOSIS
MANAGEMENT
SUMMARY
ABNORMAL LIVER FUNCTION TESTS IN PREGNANCY
NORMAL PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES IN PREGNANCY
LIVER DISEASES UNIQUE TO PREGNANCY
LIVER DISEASES OCCURRING CONCOMITANTLY DURING PREGNANCY
SUMMARY
INTRODUCTION
REJECTION OF THE LIVER GRAFT
INFECTIONS IN THE LIVER TRANSPLANT RECIPIENT
IMMUNOSUPPRESSION THERAPY
RECURRENCE OF THE UNDERLYING DISEASE
VASCULAR AND BILIARY COMPLICATIONS
SUMMARY
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Prince of Wales Hospital, Gastrointestinal and Liver Unit, Emeritus Professor University of Witwatersrand

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