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Table of Contents

Top 100 Secrets

I. Esophagus

1. Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia 7

  Francis C. Okeke and John O. Clarke

2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Dısease 14

  Fehmi Ates and Michael Vaezi

3. Esophageal Causes of Chest Pain 21

  Vito V. Cirigliano and Fouad J. Moawad

4. Achalasia 29

  Joel E. Richter

5. Esophageal Cancer 36

  Peter R. McNally, Nimish B. Vakil and John C. Deutsch

6. Esophageal Anomalies, Infections, and Nonacid Injuries 43

  Mary A. Atia and Francisco C. Ramirez

7. Barrett’s Esophagus 51

  Nimish B. Vakil

8. Esophageal and Stomach Pathology 55

  Shalini Tayal

II. Stomach

9. Gastritis, Peptic Ulcer Disease, NSAIDS, and Helicobacter pylori Infection 66

  Elizabeth Coss and Byron Cryer

10. Gastric Cancer 74

  John C. Deutsch

11. Thickened Gastric Folds 81

  Ryan M. Kwok and Patrick E. Young

12. Gastroparesis 87

  Richard W. McCallum and Joseph K. Sunny Jr.

III. Liver & Biliary Tract Disorders

13. Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests 95

  Emily Carey and William D. Carey

14. General Concepts on Viral Hepatitis 101

  Christina Hanson, Gail Pearson and Marcelo Kugelmas

15. Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C 106

  Jorge L. Herrera

16. Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis B 115

  Jorge L. Herrera

17. Autoimmune Hepatitis: Diagnosis 121

  Albert J. Czaja

18. Autoimmune Hepatitis: Treatment 133



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About the author

Peter McNally

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, GI/Hepatology, Evans Army Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado