Basic Gastro-Enterology

Basic Gastro-Enterology

Including Diseases of the Liver

1st Edition - January 1, 1965

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  • Authors: J. M. Naish, A. E. A. Read
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194394

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Basic Gastro-Enterology: Including Diseases of the Liver covers the nervous system and the gastro-intestinal tract. This book consists of 25 chapters that evaluate the diseases of the buccal mucous membranes, the control of acid secretion by parietal cells, and the causes of hematemesis and melaena. Some of the topics covered in the book are the diseases of salivary glands; gastric carcinoma; neoplastic diseases of the oesophagus; causes of dysphagia; gastric motility and emptying; problem of recurrent ulceration; and complications related to gastrectomy. Other chapters deal with the acute reactions due to drugs and poisons, the lesions of the hepatic artery, and the clinical varieties of cirrhosis. The diagnosis of anorectal disease is provided. The concluding chapters are devoted to the management and treatment of ulcerative colitis. The book can provide useful information to doctors, pathologists, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter I The Nervous System and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract


    Clinical Picture


    Management and Treatment



    Chapter II The Mouth and Salivary Glands

    The tongue in Health and Disease

    The Teeth and Gums

    Diseases of the Buccal Mucous Membranes

    Diseases of Salivary Glands

    Mouth Symptoms Not due to Organic Disease

    Chapter III The Esophagus

    Anatomy and Physiology

    Achalasia and Other Peristaltic Disorders

    Tonic Esophagus

    Corkscrew Esophagus

    Lower Esophageal Ring

    Hiatus Hernia

    Other Nonmalignant Diseases of the Esophagus

    Neoplastic Disease of the Esophagus

    the Causes of Dysphagia

    Chapter IV Gastricphysiology


    Control of Acid Secretion by Parietal Cells

    Gastric Motility and Emptying

    Chapter V Gastritis, Gastriculcer, and Gastriccar Cinoma



    Gastric Ulcer

    Gastric Carcinoma

    Less Important Gastric Conditions

    Chapter VI Duodenal Ulcer



    Clinical Picture


    Assessment for Treatment




    Chapter VII Haematemesis and Melaena

    The Causes of Haematemesis and Melaena

    Clinical Picture


    Medical Treatment

    Surgical Treatment



    Chapter VIII Postgastrectomy Problems

    The Problem of Recurrent Ulceration

    Complications Related to Altered Function


    Chapter IX Jaundice

    Obstructive Jaundice

    Liver Cell Jaundice

    Haemolytic Jaundice

    Chapter X Acutedi Seases of the Liver

    Infections; Viral Diseases; Spirochaetal Diseases; Protozoal Infections; Bacterial Infections

    Acutereactions Due to Drugs and Poisons; Drugs Producing Cholestasis; Drugs and Poisons Producing Liver Cell Damage

    Chapter XI Chronic Liver Disease (Chronic Infections; Parasitic Diseases; Neoplasia)

    Chronic Infections

    Parasitic Diseases


    Chapter XII Chronic Liver Disease(Vascular Disease and the Liver; The Liver in General Disorders)

    Vascular Disease and the Liver; Lesions of the Hepatic Veins; Cardiac' Cirrhosis'; Lesions of the Hepaticartery

    The Liver in General Disorders; Metabolic Disorder Sand the Liver; Nutritional Liver Disease; the Liver in Tropical Diseases; The Liver in Pregnancy; The Liver in Neoplastic Diseases

    Chapter XIII Cirrhos is of the Liver

    Types of Cirrhosis

    Clinical Results of Cirrhosis

    Clinical Varieties of Cirrhosis; Alcoholiccirrhosis; Post-Necrotic Cirrhosis; Haemochromatosis; Primary Biliary Cirrhosis; 'Juvenile* Cirrhosis; Hepatolenticular Degeneration

    Chapter XIV The Complication Sofcirrhosis

    Portalhyper Tension

    Ascitesin Liver Disease

    Hepatic Disease and Neuro Psychiatry Complications

    Some Special Features of Cirrhosis

    Chapter XV Diseases of the Gall-Bladder and Bile-Ducts


    Complications of Acute Cholecystitis Accompanying Gall-Stones

    Complications of Chronic Cholecystitis

    Carcinoma of the Gall-Bladder

    Stricture of the Bile-Ducts

    Tumor Softhebile-Ducts

    Other Lesion Softhebile-Ducts

    Chapter XVI Diseases of the Pancreas


    Muco-Viscidosis: Fibrocys Ticdisease of the Pancreas

    Tumors of the Pancreas


    Annular And Aberrant Pancreas

    Chapter XVII The Small in Test in E

    Malabsorption Structure


    Chapter XVIII Other Diseases of the Small Intestine

    Acute Gastro-Enteritis

    Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Intestinal Angina

    Tuberculosis of the Small Intestine


    Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis

    Neoplasms of the Small Bowel

    Crohn's Disease

    Chapter XIX Diseases of the Colon

    Disorders of Motility


    Benign Tumors of Colon Carcinoma of the Colon-

    Chapter XX Ulcerative Colitis



    Clinical Picture

    Diagnostic Tests in Ulcerative Colitis

    Complications and Accompaniments

    Differential Diagnosis and Assessment for Treatment

    Management and Treatment

    Prognosis and Mortality


    Chapter XXI Anorectal Diseases

    Preliminary Considerations

    The Diagnosis of Anorectal Disease



    Anal Fissure

    Anorectal Abscess and Fistula-In-Ano

    Rectal Prolapse




    Stricture Of The Rectum

    Analin Continence


    Proctal Giafugax

    Chapter XXII Diseases of the Peritoneum and Related

    Structures Peritonitis

    Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

    Periodic Disease

    Retroperitoneal Tumors

    Malignant Ascites

    Peritoneal Adhesions

    Chapter XXIII Some Symptoms

    Abdominal Pain

    Nausea and Queasiness


    Heartburn and Regurgitation



    Chapter XXIV Radiology of the Gastro-Intestinal Tract


    Straight Radiography

    Radiography Using Contrast Medium

    Radiography of Various Organs

    Chapter XXV Special Investigations in Gastro-Enterology

    Biopsy Procedures

    Biochemical and Isotope Procedures

    Endoscopy and Investigation of Alimentary Motility


Product details

  • No. of pages: 362
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1965
  • Published: January 1, 1965
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194394

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J. M. Naish

A. E. A. Read

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