The most practical, authoritative guide to managing digestive and liver diseases A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! "I found this book contemporary and well written, with knowledgeable authorship and recommend it for a handy reference for students, primary care providers and in a busy practice, but not for detailed evaluations. It certainly is worthwhile spending the $69.95 to have it as a handy reference on the shelf of practitioners."--Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology Authored by expert physicians at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, CURRENT Diagnosis & Treatment: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy offers a streamlined, templated presentation that simplifies the diagnosis and medical management of digestive and liver diseases.
Clinically relevant, up-to-date coverage of digestive and liver disorders, and related medical and surgical procedures, including endoscopy: High-yield coverage of the entire spectrum of gastroenterology and hepatology, from stomach and esophageal to pancreatic and liver disorders Complete review of advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy "Essentials of Diagnosis" bulleted lists deliver instant guidance on identifying both common and rare digestive disorders Over 90 full-color endoscopic and other images of GI disorders Over 50 radiographic images clarify the use of the many currently available imaging techniques Key information from related fields, including GI surgery, and subspecialities such as liver transplantation, bariatric surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, and motility disorder
Table of Contents
Authors Preface SECTION I: GENERAL CONCERNS 1. Acute Abdominal Pain: Basic Principles & Current Challenges, Frederick L. Makrauer and Norton J. Greenberger 2. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Immunologic Considerations, Richard S. Blumberg 3. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Medical Considerations, Robert Burakoff and Scott Hande 4. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Surgical Considerations, Jennifer L. Irani, Anthony Ramsanahie, and Ronald Bleday 5. Acute Diarrheal Disorders, Jerry S. Trier 6. Mesenteric Ischemia, Elena M. Stoffel and Norton J. Greenberger 7. Gastrointestinal & Biliary Complications of Pregnancy, Jaya R. Agrawal and Sonia Friedman 8. Hepatic Complications of Pregnancy, Chinweike Ukomadu 9. State-of-the-Art Imaging of the Gastrointestinal System, Koenraad J. Mortele 10. Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Immunodeficiency, Zhenglun Zhu SECTION II: ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES 11. Gastroesophageal Reflex Disease, John R. Saltzman and John M. Poneros 12. Barrett Esophagus, John M. Poneros 13. Oropharyngeal & Esophageal Motility Disorders, Raj K. Goyal, Arun Chaudhury, and Hiroshi Mashimo 14. Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Norton J. Greenberger SECTION III: DISEASES OF THE STOMACH 15. Peptic Ulcer Disease, Edward Lew 16. Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (Gastrinoma), Edward Lew 17. Functional (Nonulcer) Dyspepsia, Victor S. Wang and Robert Burakoff 18. Disorders of Gastric & Small Bowel Motility, Victor S. Wang and Robert Burakoff 19. Treatment of Obesity: The Impact of Bariatric Surgery, Malcolm K. Robinson and Norton J. Greenberger SECTION IV: SMALL BOWEL DISEASES 20. Intestinal Malabsorption, Jerry S. Trier SECTION V: COLORECTAL DISEASES 21. Diverticular Disease of the Colon, Anne C. Travis and Richard S. Blumberg 22. Colorectal Cancer Screening, Fay Kastrinos and Sapna Syngal 23. Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes, Elena M. Stoffel and Sapna Syngal 24. Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Sonia Friedman SECTION VI: PANCREATIVE DISEASES 25. Acute Pancreatitis, Vikesh Singh, Darwin L. Conwell, and Peter A. Banks 26. Chronic Pancreatitis, Bechien Wu, Darwin L. Conwell, and Peter A. Banks 27. Autoimmune Pancreatitis, Norton J. Greenberger 28. Tumors of the Pancreas, Ashish Sharma SECTION VII: THERAPEUTIC ENDOSCOPY & NOVEL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES 29. Polypectomy, David L. Carr-Locke 30. Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding, John R. Saltzman 31. Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleedind, Linda S. Lee and John R. Saltzman 32. Endoscopic Management of Acute Biliary & Pancreatic Conditions, Christopher C. Thompson 33. Wireless Capsule Endoscopy & Double-Balloon Enteroscopy, Anne C. Travis and John R. Saltzman 34. Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodies, Christopher C. Thompson 35. Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), David L. Carr-Locke 36. Endoscopic Ultrasound, Linda S. Lee SECTION VIII: LIVER DISEASES 37. Approach to the Patient with Jaundice & Abormal Liver Tests, Norton J. Greenberger 38. Acute Liver Failure, Jaya R. Agrawal and Amir A. Qamar 39. Viral Hepatitis, Anna Rutherford and Jules L. Dienstag 40. Chronic Nonviral Hepatitis, Chinweike Ukomadu 41. Hereditary Hemochromatosis, Bechien Wu, Benjamin Smith, and Norman D. Grace 42. Alcoholic Liver Disease, Timothy T. Kuo and Norman D. Grace 43. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, David E. Cohen and Frank A. Anania 44. Portal Systemic Encephalopathy & Hepatic Encephalopathy, Norton J. Greenberger 45. Ascites & Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis, Norton J. Greenberger 46. Hepatorenal Syndrome, Norton J. Greenberger 47. Portal Hypertension & Esophageal Variceal Hemorrhage, Melissa A. Minor and Norman D. Grace 48. Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Willis C. Maddrey 49. Liver Neoplasms, Amir A. Qamar and Chinweike Ukomadu 50. Liver Transplantation, Amir A. Qamar 51. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis, Daniel S. Pratt SECTION IX: BILIARY TRACT DISEASES 52. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis, Norton J. Greenberger and John R. Saltzman 53. Gallstone Disease, Gustav Paumgartner and Norton J. Greenberger Index
Editor Norton J. Greenberger, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Senior Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA Associate Editors Richard S. Blumberg, MD Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA Robert Burakoff, MD, MPH Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Clinical Chief of Gastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, MA