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GI/Liver Secrets Plus

GI/Liver Secrets Plus, 4th Edition, by Peter R. McNally, DO, FACP, FACG - a volume in the popular Secrets Series® - uses a convenient Q&A approach to provide rapid reference and review of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management. An expanded size and layout, user-friendly two-color page layout, question-and-answer approach, and list of the "Top 100 GI/Liver Secrets" make it a perfect concise board review tool and a handy clinical reference. Updated coverage throughout equips you with all of the most current and essential knowledge in the field.

Residents and Practitioners in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Hepatology; medical students in their 3rd and 4th year clinical rotations


Published: March 2010

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-06397-5


  • Section 1 Esophagus

    Chapter 1 Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia

    Chapter 2 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Chapter3 Esophageal Causes of Chest Pain

    Chapter 4 Achalasia

    Chapter 5 Esophageal Cancer

    Chapter 6 Esophagus: Anomalies, Infections, and Non-Acid Injuries

    Chapter 7 Barrett’s Esophagus

    Chapter 8 Esophageal and Stomach Pathology

    Section II Stomach

    Chapter 9 Gastritis

    Chapter 10 Gastric Cancer

    Chapter 11 Helicobacter Pylori and Peptic Ulcer Disease

    Chapter 12 Gastric Polyps and Thickened Gastric Folds

    Chapter 13 Gastroparesis

    Section III Liver and Biliary Tract Disorders

    Chapter 14 Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests

    Chapter 15 Viral Hepatitis

    Chapter 16 Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis C Infection

    Chapter 17 Anti-viral Therapy for Hepatitis B

    Chapter 18 Autoimmune Hepatitis: Diagnosis and Pathogenesis

    Chapter 19 Autoimmune Hepatitis: Treatment

    Chapter 20 Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

    Chapter 21 Hepatitis Vaccines and Immunoprophylaxis

    Chapter 22 Pregnancy and Liver Disease

    Chapter 23 Rheumatologic Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Diseases

    Chapter 24 Evaluation of Focal Liver Masses

    Chapter 25 Drug-Induced Liver Disease

    Chapter 26 Alcoholic Liver Disease

    Chapter 27 Vascular Liver Disease

    Chapter 28 Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

    Chapter 29 Liver Transplantation

    Chapter 30 Ascites

    Chapter 31 Liver Abscess

    Chapter 32 Inheritable Forms of Liver Disease

    Chapter 33 Liver Histopathology

    Chapter 34 Hepatobiliary Cystic Disease

    Chapter 35 Gallbladder: Stones, Sludge, and Polyps

    Chapter 36 Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

    Section IV Pancreatic Disorders

    Chapter 37 Acute Pancreatitis

    Chapter 38 Chronic Pancreatitis

    Chapter 39 Pancreatic Cancer

    Chapter 40 Cystic Disease of the Pancreas

    Section V Small and Large Bowel Disorders

    Chapter 41 Celiac Disease, Tropical Sprue, Whipple Disease, Lymphangestasia, Immunoproliferative Small Intestinal Disease, and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

    Chapter 42 Crohn’s Disease

    Chapter 43 Ulcerative Colitis

    Chapter 44 Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

    Chapter 45 Bacterial Overgrowth

    Section VI Colon Disorders

    Chapter 46 Colon Cancer

    Chapter 47 Constipation and Fecal Incontinence

    Chapter 48 Diverticulitis

    Chapter 49 Diseases of the Appendix

    Chapter 50 Colitis: Pseudomembranous, Microscopic, and Radiation

    Section VII General Symptoms and Conditions

    Chapter 51 Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Hemorrhage

    Chapter 52 Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Bleeding

    Chapter 53 Occult and Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

    Chapter 54 Evaluation of Acute Abdominal Pain

    Chapter 55 Evaluation of Acute Diarrhea

    Chapter 56 Chronic Diarrhea

    Chapter 57 AIDS and the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Chapter 58 Ischemic Bowel Disease

    Chapter 59 Nutrition, Malnutrition, and Probiotics

    Chapter 60 Pathology of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

    Chapter 61 Foreign Bodies and the Gastrointestinal Tract

    Chapter 62 Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Chapter 63 Endoscopic Cancer Screening and Surveillance

    Section VIII Multisystem Manifestations of GI Disease

    Chapter 64 Rheumatologic Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

    Chapter 65 Dermatologic Manifestations of Gastrointestinal Disease

    Chapter 66 Endocrine Aspects of Gastroenterology

    Section IX Gastrointestinal Radiology

    Chapter 67 Radiography and Radiographic-Fluoroscopic Contrast Examinations

    Chapter 68 Interventional Radiography: Cross-Sectional Imaging Procedures

    Chapter 69 Interventional Radiography: Fluoroscopic and Angiographic Procedures

    Chapter 70 Noninvasive GI Imaging: Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Scanning

    Chapter 71 Nuclear Imaging

    Chapter 72 Endoscopic Ultrasound

    Chapter 73 Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy

    Section X Surgery and the GI Tract

    Chapter 74 Surgery: Gastroesophageal Refkux and Esophageal Hernias

    Chapter 75 Surgery: Achalasia and Esophageal Cancer

    Chapter 76 Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease

    Chapter 77 Surgical Approach to the Acute Abdomen

    Chapter 78 Colorectal Surgery: Polyposis Syndromes and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Chapter 79 Bariatric Surgery

    Chapter 80 Laproscopic Surgery


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