Textbook of Gastroenterology

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Tadataka Yamada
John Wiley & Sons, Oct 13, 2011 - Medical - 3712 pages
Over the past twenty years, thousands of physicians have come to depend on Yamada’s Textbook of Gastroenterology. Its encyclopaedic discussion of the basic science underlying gastrointestinal and liver diseases as well as the many diagnostic and therapeutic modalities available to the patients who suffer from them was—and still is—beyond compare. This new edition provides the latest information on current and projected uses of major technologies in the field and a new section on diseases of the liver. Plus, it comes with a fully searchable CD ROM of the entire content.

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This is a wonderful compilation of a sick gut and poor eating habits with lifestyle factors that lead to dysfunction. Unfortunately until people are educated with nutrition and factors associated to malnourishment, this will continue to occur. Statistically I believe this is shy by about 80% with occurrence. As the opioid population is a result of pancreatic pain due to stress in many forms and lack of nutrition. I have suffered with CP for most of my life and was never diagnosed properly. I suffered 2 acute attacks of AP and I lost 35lbs first attack and second attack I lost 70lbs.and had to learn how to recover without drastic scenarios. I can see that it took a great deal of effort to collaborate on all the information.  


Gastric phase of a meal
The enteric nervous system and its extrinsic connections
Pathophysiologically oriented antif ibrotic therapies
Hepatic regeneration
Molecular biological approaches to the diagnosis and treatment
Primary sclerosing cholangitis and other cholangiopathies
Vascular diseases of the liver
hepatocyte transplantation gene therapy
Liver biopsy and histopathological diagnosis
Enteral nutrition
Treatment of obesity
Eating disorders
Complications of AIDS and other immunodeficiency states

Cystic diseases of the liver and biliary tract
Tumors of the biliary tract
Carcinoma of the gallbladder
Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction postcholecystectomy syndrome
Posttransplantation recurrent infection
Druginduced liver disease
Autoimmune hepatitis
Key points
Surveillancefor hepatocellular carcinoma
Liver abscess
Differential diagnosis
Future directions
Reprocessing of gastrointestinal endoscopes and accessories
Future trends
Sedation and monitoringfor gastrointestinal endoscopy
Complications of sedation and their management
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy
Capsule and small bowel endoscopy
Colonoscopy andflexible sigmoidoscopy

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Tadataka Yamada, MD is President of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Global Health Program, where he leads the foundation’s efforts to apply technological solutions to the healthcare problems of the developing world. Dr. Yamada was chairman of R&D at GlaxoSmithKline from 2001-2006, and joined the company’s Board in 2004. Previously, he was Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School and Physician-in-Chief of the University of Michigan Medical Center. He is past President of the Association of American Physicians, past President of the American Gastroenterological Association, Master of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

David H. Alpers, MD, William B. Kountz Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA

Anthony N. Kalloo, MD, Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Neil Kaplowitz, MD, Thomas H. Brem Chair, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases; Director, Liver Disease Research Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Chung Owyang, MD, Professor of Internal Medicine; H. Marvin Pollard Collegiate Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Don W. Powell, MD, The Bassel and Frances Blanton Distinguished Professor of Internal Medicine; Professor, Neuroscience and Cell Biology; Program Director, General Clinical Research Center; Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA

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