A convenient and user-friendly handbook of clinical gastroenterology providing systematic yet concise coverage of the diseases and disorders of the digestive tract. The wide experience of the authors' background in both clinical gastroenterology and imaging is reflected in the informative text which is illustrated with colour photos, imaging and diagrams of the highest quality.
The book will appeal to those preparing for higher qualifications in gastroenterology and general medicine, and to physicians and medical students who want a handy general reference source to problems of the digestive system.
Major presenting complaints, Physical examination
Mouth and Pharynx
Oral Problems, Oral Cancer, Oral Keratoses and Leukoplakia, Bullous Lesions
Anatomy, Investigating Achalasia, Columnar-lined Oesophagus, Carcinoma of the Oesophagus, Oesophageal Varices, Infections, Webs and Rings, Diverticulae and Pouches, Hiatus Hernia, Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux Disease and Oesophagitis
Anatomy, Investigation, Gastritis, Helicobacter Pylori, Gastric Cancer and Lymphoma, Complications of Gastric Surgery, Disorders of Gastric Motility, Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia, Gastric Polyps and Benign Gastric Tumours
Peptic Ulcers, Chronic Duodental Ulceration
Jejunum and Ileum
Investigations of Diarrhoe and Malabsorbtion, Coeliac Disease, Tropical Sprue, Whipples Disease Short Gut Syndrome, Protein-losing Enteropathy, Radiation Enteritis, Bacterial Overgrowth, Immunodeficiency States, Crohn's Disease, Ileostomies, Lymphoma of Small Intestine & Tumours, Anatomy, Intestinal Obstruction, Infections of Small Intestine, Vascular Disease of Small Intestine
Acute & Chronic Pancreatitis, Inherited Pancreatic Disorders. Inherited Pancreatic Disorders, Cancer of the Exocrine/Endocrine Pancreas
Extrahepatic Biliary Disease, Choledochal Cysts, Gallbladder Cancer, Primary Schlerosing Cholangitis, Cholangiohepatitis, Cholangiocarcinoma
Colonic Polyps, Polyposis Syndromes, Colon Carcinoma, Ulcerative Colitis, Proctitis, Collagenous Colitis/Lymphocytic Colitis, Radiation, Infectious Colitis, Proctocolitis, Drug and Chemical Colitis, Cathartic Colon, Parasitic Infestations of Colon, Parasitic Infestations, Schistosomiasis, Chagas' Disease, Enterobius vermicularis, Hirschsprung's Disease and Congenital Megacolon, Diverticular Disease, Solitary Rectal Ulcer, Vascular Disorders, Haemorrhoids
Upper GI Bleeding, Small Intestinal Bleeding, Lower Bleeding
Constipation, Miscellaneous, Ascites, Acute Peritonitis