Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology

Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology

Suzanne Rose Hayes Barton Press 2nd Edition ISBN: 1593771916
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The second edition of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Pathophysiologyis a superb preclinical text that offers up-to-date information about the pathophysiologic basis of GI and hepatobiliary diseases. Using an integrative and problem-solving approach, the author gives students skills that will serve them well throughout their careers. The book is also useful for house officers, fellows, practitioners of internal medicine and family medicine, as well as for gastroenterologists and hepatologists. USMLE-format review questions and answers are provided for self-assessment.

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Table of Contents

  • Dedication
  • Special Contributor
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1 Overview of Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Function
  • 2 Regulation of the Digestive System
  • 3 Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology of the GI Tract
  • 4 Overview of Gastrointestinal Motility
  • 5 GI Electrolyte and Fluid Secretion
  • 6 Digestion and Absorption
  • 7 Management of Water and Electrolytes
  • 8 Liver Anatomy and Physiology
  • 9 Liver Metabolism, Physiology of Bile Formation, and Gallstones
  • 10 Normal and Disordered Swallowing
  • 11 Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • 12 Small Bowel Disorders
  • 13 Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
  • 14 Functional Bowel Disorders
  • 15 The Mucosal Immune System
  • 16 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 17 Infectious Disorders of the GI Tract
  • 18 Viral Hepatitis
  • 19 Hereditary Liver Disease
  • 20 Autoimmune Liver Disease
  • 21 Pathogenesis and Consequences of Portal Hypertension
  • 22 Disorders of Cholestasis, Bilirubin Metabolism, and Jaundice
  • 23 Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
  • 24 Alcohol and the GI Tract
  • 25 Pathophysiology of Abdominal Pain and Pain Syndromes
  • 26 GI Disorders in Pregnancy
  • 27 Molecular Biology of GI Malignancies and Overview of Neoplasms of the GI Tract
  • 28 Pharmacology
  • 29 Principles of Nutritional Support in the GI Patient
  • 30 GI Bleeding
  • Answers and Explanations
  • Appendix Normal Lab Values *
  • Index

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