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Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Review and Assessment. Edition No. 11

  • Book

  • February 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5146528
Fully updated to include recent advances in the field, Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Review and Assessment, 11th Edition, prepares you for certification and recertification exams using an effective question-and-answer format that follows the ABIM blueprint. Every question reflects current standards of practice and simulates what you're likely to see on the exam. Use this review tool as a stand-alone resource, or combine it with the Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease text for further information and study.
  • Contains more than 1,000 board-style (vignette) questions that mimic the ABIM blueprint for the gastroenterology boards, including detailed rationales for each question. Questions are designed to test your medical knowledge, clinical reasoning, interpretation, and problem solving skills.
  • Includes updated coverage of hepatitis B and C, Barrett's esophagus, colorectal cancer, and enteric microbiota and probiotics.
  • Provides visual support with full-color images throughout, as well as helpful videos online.
  • Features access to an online test component that offers both untimed study mode and timed assessment mode, with detailed answers for a complete interactive experience.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

Part I Biology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

1. Chapter 1 Documents Here: Cellular Growth and Neoplasia

2. Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation

3. The Enteric Microbiota

4. Gastrointestinal Hormones and Neurotransmitters

Part II Nutrition in Gastroenterology

5. Chapter 2 Documents Here: Nutritional Principles and the Assessment of the Gastroenterology Patient

6. Nutritional Management

7. Obesity

8. Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity

9. Feeding and Eating Disorders

10. Food Allergies

Part III Symptoms, Signs, and Biopsychosocial Issues

11. Chapter 3 Documents here: Acute Abdominal Pain

12. Chronic Abdominal Pain

13. Symptoms of Esophageal Disease

14. Dyspepsia

15. Nausea and Vomiting

16. Diarrhea

17. Intestinal Gas

18. Fecal Incontinence

19. Constipation

20. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

21. Jaundice

22. Biopsychosocial Issues in Gastroenterology

23. Factitious Gastrointestinal Disease

Part IV Topics Involving Multiple Organs

24. Chapter 4 Documents here: Oral Diseases and Oral Manifestations of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases

25. Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases

26. Diverticula of the Pharynx, Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine

27. Abdominal Hernias and Gastric Volvulus

28. Foreign Bodies, Bezoars, and Caustic Ingestions

29. Abdominal Abscesses and Gastrointestinal Fistulas

30. Eosinophilic Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

31. Protein-Losing Gastroenteropathy

32. Gastrointestinal Lymphomas

33. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)

34. Neuroendocrine Tumors

35. Gastrointestinal Consequences of Infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus"

36. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Complications of Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

37. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

38. Vascular Lesions of the Gastrointestinal Tract

39. Surgical Peritonitis and Other Diseases of the Peritoneum, Mesentery, Omentum, and Diaphragm

40. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders in the Pregnant Patient

41. Radiation Injury

42. Preparation for and Complications of GI Endoscopy

Part V Esophagus

43. Chapter 5 Documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Esophagus

44. Esophageal Neuromuscular Function and Motility Disorders

45. Esophageal Disorders Caused by Medications, Trauma, and Infection

46. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

47. Barrett's Esophagus

48. Esophageal Tumors

Part VI Stomach and Duodenum

49. Chapter 6 documents here: Anatomy, Histology and Developmental Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum

50. Gastric Neuromuscular Function and Neuromuscular Disorders

51. Gastric Secretion

52. Helicobacter pylori, Gastritis, and Gastropathies

53. Peptic Ulcer Disease

54. Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach and Other Gastric Tumors

Part VII Pancreas

55. Chapter 7 documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Pancreas

56. Pancreatic Secretion

57. Hereditary, Familial, and Genetic Disorders of the Pancreas and Pancreatic Disorders in Childhood

58. Acute Pancreatitis

59. Chronic Pancreatitis

60. Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms, and Other Nonendocrine Pancreatic Tumors

61. Endoscopic Treatment of Pancreatic Disease

Part VIII Biliary Tract

62. Chapter 8 documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Developmental Anomalies, and Pediatric Disorders of the Biliary Tract

63. Biliary Tract Motor Function and Dysfunction

64. Bile Secretion and the Enterohepatic Circulation

65. Gallstone Disease

66. Treatment of Gallstone Disease

67. Acalculous Biliary Pain, Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis, Cholesterolosis, Adenomyomatosis, and Gallbladder Polyps

68. Primary and Secondary Sclerosing Cholangitis

69. Tumors of the Bile Ducts, Gallbladder, and Ampulla

70. Endoscopic and Radiologic Treatment of Biliary Disease

Part IX Liver

71. Chapter 9 Documents Here: Embryology, Anatomy, Histology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Liver

72. Liver Physiology and Energy Metabolism

73. Liver Chemistry and Function Tests

74. Overview of Cirrhosis

75. Hemochromatosis

76. Wilson Disease

77. Other Inherited Metabolic Disorders of the Liver

78. Hepatitis A

79. Hepatitis B

80. Hepatitis C

81. Hepatitis D

82. Hepatitis E

83. Hepatitis Caused by Other Viruses

84. Bacterial, Parasitic, and Fungal Infections of the Liver, including Liver Abscess

85. Vascular disorders of liver

86. Alcoholic Liver Disease

87. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

88. Liver Disease Caused by Drugs

89. Liver Disease Caused by Anesthetics, Chemicals, Toxins, and Herbal and Dietary Supplements

90. Autoimmune Hepatitis

91. Primary Biliary Cholangitis

92. Portal Hypertension and Variceal Bleeding

93. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

94. Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hepatopulmonary Syndrome, and Other Systemic Complications of Liver Disease

95. Acute Liver Failure

96. Hepatic Tumors and Cysts

97. Liver Transplantation

Part X Small and Large Intestine

98. Chapter 10 documents here: Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Small and Large Intestine

99. Small Intestinal Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction

100. Colonic Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction

101. Intestinal Electrolyte Absorption and Secretion

102. Digestion and Absorption of Carbohydrates, Fats, and Proteins

103. Intestinal Digestion and Absorption of Micronutrients

104. Maldigestion and Malabsorption

105. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

106. Short Bowel Syndrome

107. Celiac Disease

108. Tropical Diarrhea and Malabsorption

109. Whipple's Disease

110. Infectious Enteritis and Proctocolitis

111. Food Poisoning

112. Clostridium difficile Infection

113. Intestinal Protozoa

114. Intestinal Worms

115. IBD 1: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

116. IBD 2: Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

117. Ileostomy, Colostomy, and Pouches

118. Intestinal Ischemia

119. Intestinal Ulcerations

120. Appendicitis

121. Diverticular Disease of the Colon

122. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

123. Intestinal Obstruction

124. Ileus and Pseudo-obstruction

125. Tumors of the Small Intestine

126. Colonic Polyps and Polyposis Syndromes

127. Colorectal Cancer

128. Other Diseases of the Colon

129. Anal Diseases

Part XI Additional Treatments for Patients with Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

130. Chapter 11 documents here: Probiotics

131. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

132. Palliative and End-of-Life Care


Emad Qayed Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA. Nikrad Shahnavaz Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Digestive Diseases, Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University School of Medicine.