Netter's Gastroenterology - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781437701210, 9781437701234

Netter's Gastroenterology

2nd Edition

Print Version Only

Authors: Martin Floch
Hardcover ISBN: 9781437701210
eBook ISBN: 9781437701234
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 22nd December 2009
Page Count: 672

Table of Contents

Section I: Esophagus

  1. Topographic Relations of the Esophagus
  2. Musculature of the Esophagus
  3. Arterial Blood Supply of the Esophagus
  4. Venous Drainage of the Esophagus
  5. Innervation of the Esophagus: Parasympathetic and Sympathetic
  6. Intrinsic Innervation of the Alimentary Tract
  7. Histology of the Esophagus
  8. Gastroesophageal Junction and Diaphragm
  9. Deglutition
  10. Neuroregulation of Deglutition
  11. Congenital Anomalies of the Esophagus
  12. Shatzki Ring
  13. Plummer–Vinson Syndrome
  14. Esophageal Dysmotility Disorders
  15. Achalasia
  16. Esophageal Diverticula
  17. Foreign Bodies in the Esophagus
  18. Caustic Injury of the Esophagus
  19. Esophageal Rupture and Perforation
  20. Esophageal Varicosities
  21. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  22. Esophagitis: Acute and Chronic
  23. Esophageal Ulcers
  24. Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  25. Benign Esophageal Stricture
  26. Sliding and Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernias, Types 1, 2, 3
  27. Barrett Esophagus
  28. Benign Neoplasms of the Esophagus
  29. Malignant Neoplasms: Upper and Middle Portions of the Esophagus
  30. Malignant Neoplasms: Lower End of the Esophagus

Section II: Stomach and Duodenum

  1. Anatomy of the Stomach: Normal Variations and Relations
  2. Anatomy and Relations of the Duodenum
  3. Mucosa of the Stomach
  4. Duodena


Netter’s Gastroenterology, 2nd Edition, edited by Martin H. Floch, MD, covers the entire field of digestive diseases—including those related to gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition—in one concise reference. A templated format offers a quick and memorable summary of nearly 300 of the most commonly encountered clinical conditions, from the classic to more contemporary, while hundreds of vivid Netter illustrations depict key anatomic structures and highlight important concepts.

Key Features

  • Uses nearly 400 Netter and Netter-style images that highlight key aspects of patient presentation, pathophysiology, and relevant anatomy to provide a rich visual understanding of the most important concepts.
  • Features concise text presented in a templated format for fast, easy access to key information.
  • Provides complete guidance on all major GI diseases and conditions through sections on normal structure and function and summaries of the "clinical picture," diagnosis, treatment and management, course and progress, and prevention and control.


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About the Authors

Martin Floch Author

Dr. Floch is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale University where he recently formed the Fellow’s Clinic in the Digestive Disease Section supervising all gastrointestinal trainees in consultation on problem cases. He is a Master of the American College of Gastroenterology (MACG) and an American Gastroenterology Association Fellow (AGAF) as well as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP). He formerly was Chairman of Medicine at Norwalk Hospital and the Founding Chief of Gastroenterology and Nutrition in Norwalk. He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology and has written five books including the 2nd edition of the textbook “Netter’s Gastroenterology”. Dr. Floch is renowned for his work in gastric and intestinal diseases and probiotics. He lectures nationally and internationally, haven given Grand Rounds at Harvard, Brown, UMass, and UConn among others. He is a consultant to Pfizer, Proctor & Gamble, Dannon, Shire and Biocodex. His research has been extensive in gastroenterology having had grants from the Armed Forces and National Institute of Health. Dr. Floch has a FWCI of 1.18 and has the majority (76%) of his content published in gastroenterology journals. 8.7% of his work appears in the top 10% most cited journals worldwide. Dr. Floch has experience with national, international, institutional and single authorship.

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Professor of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Yale University School of Medicine, Norwalk Hospital, Norwalk, CT