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ABC of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract


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ABC of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract


This new ABC concentrating on major upper Gastrointestinal disorders reflects the latest advances in understanding of the pathophysiology and pathogenesis of upper GI diseases most of which now have precise diagnostic methods and relational and effective medical and surgical managements.
Implications of dyspepsia for the NHS.

Oesophagus: Heartburn.

Oesophagus: Atypical chest pain and motility disorders.


Epidemiology and diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Pathophysiology of duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer.

Management of Helicobacter pylori infection.

Indigestion and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage.

Indigestion: When is it functional?.

Upper abdominal pain: Gall bladder.

Cancer of the stomach.

Cancer of the pancreas.

Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, and pain

Up to date, concise coverage of the major presenting disorders for GPs
Highly illustrated
Lead editor has well established reputation in his field