Key Features

  • Uses algorithms, tables, boxes, and chapter summaries to maximize ease of reference.
  • Includes annotated references for further study.

Table of Contents

I. Modes of therapy

1. Molecular and Cellular Targets in Therapy of Acid-related Diseases
2. Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Motor and Sensory Disorders of the Gut
3. Probiotics
4. Nutrition Support in the Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease
5. Nutrition and Malnutrition in Liver Disease

II. Special considerations in dosing/Considerations in special populations: The Immunocompromised host

6. Esophageal Infections
7. Enteric Infections in Immunocompromised Hosts
8. Biliary Infections in the Immunocompromised Patient
9. Gastrointestinal and Hepatobiliary Complications of Bone Marrow Transplantation
10. Pregnancy
11. Treatment of the Elderly Patient
12. Children

III. Management of ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS

13. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
14. Barrett's Esophagus
15. Management of Achalasia
16. Treatment of Esophageal Disorders caused by Medications, Caustic Ingestion, Foreign Bodies and Trauma
17. Approach to the Patient with Esophageal Cancer

IV. Management of GASTRODUODENAL DISORDERS

18. Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection
19. Therapy and Prevention of NSAID-related Gastrointestinal Disorders
20. Treatment of Non-NSAID and Non-H. Pylori Gastroduodenal Ulcers and Hypersecretory States
21. Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
22. Gastric Outlet Obstruction, Perofration and other Complications of Gastroduodenal Ulcer
23. Treatment of Gastric Volvulus and Diaphragmatic Hernias
24. Gastric Neoplasia

V. Management of PANCREATICOBILIARY DISORDERS

25. Biliary Tract Stones
26. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
27. Acute Pancreatitis
28. Chronic Pancreatiis
29. Pancreatic Cancer
30. Cholangiocarcinoma and Other Biliary Tumors
31. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome and other Neuroendocrine Tumors

VI. Manag

Details

No. of pages:
1072
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437710434
Print ISBN:
9781416003175

About the editors

M. Michael Wolfe

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Chief, Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Gary Davis

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Division of Hepatology/Liver Transplantation, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA

Francis Farraye

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Section of Gastroenterology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA

Ralph Giannella

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, Director of the Digestive Diseases Department, Division of Digestive Diseases, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Juan-R Malagelada

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Digestive Diseases, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain

Michael Steer

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA