Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Two Volume Set
- Hamid Said, Professor of Medicine, Physiology and Biophysics, Departments of Medicine and Physiology/Biophysics, University of California School of Medicine, Irvine, California, U.S.A.
The gastrointestinal system is responsible for the breakdown and absorption of various foods and liquids needed to sustain life. Other diseases and disorders treated by clinicians in this area include: food allergies, constipation, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, gallstones, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, IBS, lactose intolerance, pancreatic, appendicitis, celiac disease, Crohn’s disease, peptic ulcer, stomach ulcer, viral hepatitis, colorectal cancer and liver transplants.
The new edition is a highly referenced and useful resource for gastroenterologists, physiologists, internists, professional researchers, and instructors teaching courses for clinical and research students.
AudienceClinical gastroenterologists, physiologists, and internists, as well as, professional researchers in gastroenterology, physiology, internal medicine, translational medicine and biomedicine.
- Published: April 2012
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-382026-6
Table of Contents
Section I: Basic Cell Physiology, Genetics, and Growth of the GI Tract
Section II: Neurogastroenterology
Section III: Host Defense Mechanisms
Section IV: Physiology of Secretion
Section V: Digestion and Absorption
Section VI: Consequences of Disregulated Physiology