Shanthi Sitaraman, Lawrence S. Friedman's Essentials of Gastroenterology PDF

By Shanthi Sitaraman, Lawrence S. Friedman

ISBN-10: 0470656255

ISBN-13: 9780470656259

ISBN-10: 1119959764

ISBN-13: 9781119959762

Essentials of Gastroenterology


Edited by


Shanti V. Sitaraman, Professor of drugs and Pathology, Emory college, Atlanta, GA, USA

Lawrence S. Friedman, Professor of drugs, Harvard clinical institution and Tufts collage university of drugs, Boston, MA, USA



Are you a scholar or resident taking a gastroenterology rotation, a fellow in gastroenterology education, or a practitioner imminent GI recertification?

Do you would like a rapid-reference, crucial consultant to aid refresh your scientific knowledge?


Essentials of Gastroenterology presents scholars, citizens, and gastroenterologists, particularly these in training, with a hugely functional, concise advisor to the GI method and its significant diseases. 


Full colour all through, the ebook covers all stipulations encountered in the course of GI education and teaching programs and within the medical setting.  With a robust concentrate on the medical features of GI disorder, it highlights the explicit eventualities you can be offered with whilst dealing with your sufferers at the wards.


Each part seems at a selected sector of the GI tract, with each one disease-related bankruptcy interpreting the subsequent:

  • overview of standard function
  • physiology and pathophysiology
  • clinical presentation
  • differential diagnosis
  • diagnostic exams
  • treatment/management options


In addition, there is a piece devoted to the commonest signs that sufferers current with, in addition to an image gallery of universal GI stipulations akin to peptic ulcers and inflammatory bowel disease. 


Drs. Sitaraman and Friedman have ensured that the foremost emphasis all through is on offering easy-to-assimilate, rapid-reference information on each one GI , accomplished by using color-coded textual content gains reminiscent of key evidence, strength pitfalls, and perform tips.  filled with a number of selection questions and particular scientific case reports, the booklet additionally attracts upon the ideas and proposals of the world’s best gastroenterology societies – the AGA, ASGE, ACG, BSG, WGO, and UEGF. 


This mixture of an easy-to-access constitution and amazing scientific content material guarantees that Essentials of Gastroenterology is the perfect point-of-care software in today’s busy medical atmosphere and is actually crucial studying for all individuals of the gastroenterology team.

Chapter 1 Gastroesophageal Reflux illness (pages 1–16): Jennifer Christie
Chapter 2 Dysphagia (pages 17–31): Emad Qayed and Shanthi Srinivasan
Chapter three Peptic Ulcer affliction (pages 32–42): Shanthi V. Sitaraman and Lawrence S. Friedman
Chapter four universal higher Gastrointestinal surgical procedures (pages 43–59): Marc B. Sonenshine and Edward Lin
Chapter five Acute Diarrhea (pages 60–78): Sagar Garud and Jan?Michael A. Klapproth
Chapter 6 continual Diarrhea (pages 79–95): Robin E. Rutherford
Chapter 7 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (pages 96–102): Shanthi Srinivasan
Chapter eight Inflammatory Bowel disorder (pages 103–120): Jan?Michael A. Klapproth
Chapter nine Constipation (pages 121–131): Shanthi Srinivasan
Chapter 10 Colorectal Neoplasms (pages 132–146): Muhammad Fuad Azrak and Vincent W. Yang
Chapter eleven Liver Anatomy and Histopathology (pages 147–157): Frank A. Anania
Chapter 12 Liver Biochemical exams (pages 158–173): Nader Dbouk and Samir Parekh
Chapter thirteen Viral Hepatitis (pages 174–189): Shanthi V. Sitaraman and Lawrence S. Friedman
Chapter 14 Alcoholic Liver disorder and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver disorder (pages 190–204): Andrew J. Simpson and Ryan M. Ford
Chapter 15 power Liver sickness (pages 205–221): Preeti A. Reshamwala
Chapter sixteen Portal high blood pressure (pages 222–244): Sonali S. Sakaria and Ram Subramanian
Chapter 17 Pancreatic Anatomy and serve as (pages 245–259): box F. Willingham
Chapter 18 Acute Pancreatitis (pages 260–276): Steven Keilin
Chapter 19 persistent Pancreatitis (pages 277–290): Anthony Gamboa, Xuan Zhu and Qiang Cai
Chapter 20 Bile Acid Metabolism (pages 291–299): Nicole M. Griglione and box F. Willingham
Chapter 21 Gallstones and problems (pages 300–313): Julia Massaad
Chapter 22 Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding (pages 315–334): Tanvi Dhere
Chapter 23 stomach soreness (pages 335–343): Kamil Obideen
Chapter 24 Jaundice (pages 344–356): Nader Dbouk and Preeti A. Reshamwala
Chapter 25 stomach Emergencies (pages 357–373): Mohammad Wehbi
Chapter 26 vintage Pathology (pages 375–398): Neal R. Patel, Meena Prasad, Douglas C. Parker, Charles W. Sewell and Henry C. Olejeme
Chapter 27 vintage pictures (pages 399–417): Abhijit Datir, William Small and Pardeep Mittal
Chapter 28 vintage pores and skin Manifestations (pages 418–428): Melanie S. Harrison, Robert A. Swerlick and Zakiya P. Rice

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On the other hand, smoking cessation has been shown to reduce the incidence of NSAID-induced PUD. Cholestyramine is a bile-acid binding agent and has no role in the management of PUD. Amoxicillin has not been shown to prevent NSAID-induced PUD. Upper endoscopy is not indicated in this patient. 5. C 6. D Any of the tests listed can detect signs of a perforated ulcer (free air in the abdomen). The most sensitive test is CT of the abdomen (see Chapter 27). Y. and Fischbach, L. (2010) Helicobacter pylori treatment in the era of increasing antibiotic resistance.

B The patient has classic symptoms of esophageal dysphagia, likely due to mechanical obstruction. In the setting of a prior long-term history of heartburn, the differential diagnosis includes reflux esophagitis, peptic stricture, or adenocarcinoma of the esophagus. Barium esophagogram with a tablet is the first test of choice. If the test is normal, the next step is to perform upper endoscopy. If upper endoscopy, with mucosal biopsies to evaluate for eosinophilic esophagitis, is normal, the patient should be treated empirically for gastroesophageal reflux disease with a proton pump inhibitor twice daily for 2 weeks.

A trial of therapy for reflux symptoms should be undertaken before further diagnostic evaluation of dysphagia in patients who are thought to have gastroesophageal reflux disease. 28 Luminal Gastrointestinal Tract Questions Questions 1–3 relate to the clinical vignette at the beginning of this chapter. 1. The differential diagnosis of the patient’s dysphagia includes all of the following EXCEPT: A. Esophageal stricture B. Esophageal adenocarcinoma C. Achalasia D. Eosinophilic esophagitis E. Gastroesophageal reflux disease 2.

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