Problem–based Approach to Gastroenterology and Hepatology

  • ID: 2068984
  • Book
  • 264 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Taking the problem–based approach, this text helps clinicians improve their diagnostic and therapeutic skills in a focused and practical manner. The cases included demonstrate the diversity of clinical practice in the specialty worldwide, and are divided into five major sections: Upper GI, Pancreato–Biliary, Liver, Small and Large Bowel, and Miscellaneous.
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Preface, vii

Contributors, viii

Part One Gastroenterology

1 Dysphagia, 3Nirmala Gonsalves, Ikuo Hirano, and John N. Plevris

2 The Problem of Heartburn, and Atypical Chest Pain, 17Ronnie Fass and Tiberiu Hershcovici

3 The Clinical Approach to Dyspepsia, 39Mary Farid and Brennan Spiegel

4 Acute, Recurrent, and Chronic Abdominal Pain, 44Brian E. Lacy and Chad C. Spangler

5 Hematemesis, Melena, and Occult Bleeding/Anemia, 64Grigorios I. Leontiadis and Virender K. Sharma

6 Acute Diarrhea and Vomiting, 72John P. Flaherty and Michael P. Angarone

7 Chronic Diarrhea and Malabsorption, 84Paul Beck, Remo Panaccione, and Subrata Ghosh

8 Rectal Bleeding, 96Matthew Shale, Lotte Dinesen, and Subrata Ghosh

9 Multisystem Disorders and Gastrointestinal Disease, 106Lynne A. Meekison and John N. Plevris

Part Two Hepatology and Pancreatobiliary

10 Clinical Approach to Pancreatobiliary Disease, 117Erica J. Revie, Lisa J. Massie, Anne–Marie Lennon, and O. James Garden

11 The Problem of Right Upper Quadrant Pain, 132Malcolm B. Barnes and Simon Glance

12 Abnormal Liver Function Tests: Diagnostic Approach, 144Timothy T. Gordon–Walker and John P. Iredale

13 The Acute Liver Failure Patient, 162Neil C. Henderson and Kenneth J. Simpson

14 The Chronic Liver Disease Patient, 174Joanna K. Dowman and Phil N. Newsome

15 Portal Hypertension: A Management Problem, 189Norma C. McAvoy and Peter C. Hayes

16 Infections in the Liver, 202Veerendra Sandur and George Therapondos

17 The Liver Transplant Recipient, 212Prakash Ramachandran and Andrew J. Bathgate

18 Incidental Radiological Findings in the Asymptomatic Patient, 226Tiffany J. Campbell and Dilip Patel

Index, 241

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J.N. Plevris MD, PhD, FRCP(E)

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Senior Lecturer, Centre for Liver & Digestive Disorders, The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Hepatology Laboratory, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK

Subrata Ghosh MD (Edin) FRCP, FRCP (E)
Gastrointestinal section, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK

Colin W. Howden MD, PhD
Division of Gastroenterology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA

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