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Bruce E. Sands (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-118-93273-5 November 2014 Wiley-Blackwell 552 Pages

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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Gastroenterology will provide physicians with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major GI diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management.  

Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disease to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information.  All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features:

- An opening bottom-line/key points section
- Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disease
- Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient
- Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery, management algorithms and how to prevent complications
- How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly
- The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines (ASG/ACG/UEGW) and key external sources to consult

In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes.  Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be.

If you specialise in gastroenterology and require a concise, practical guide to the clinical management of GI disease, bought to you by one of world's leading hospitals, then this is the perfect book for you.

This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.

Related Resources

List of Contributors, ix

Series Foreword, xiv

Preface, xv

Abbreviation List, xvi

About the Companion Website, xxi

Part 1: Approach to Specific Complaints

1 Approach to Dysphagia, 3
Gina R. Sam

2 Approach to Nausea and Vomiting, 13
Aimee L. Lucas

3 Approach to Abdominal Pain, 21
Jonathan Z. Potack

4 Approach to Diarrhea, 31
Bruce E. Sands

5 Approach to Constipation, 45
Mark A. Korsten, Hanumantha R. Ancha, and Miriam Kaminski

6 Approach to Fecal Incontinence, 56
Sita S. Chokhavatia

7 Approach to Gastrointestinal Bleeding, 68
Blair S. Lewis and Christina A. Tennyson

8 Approach to Nutrition Assessment, 78
Laura Manning and Lauren K. Schwartz

9 Approach to the Pregnant Patient with GI Disorders, 87
Elana A. Maser

Part 2: Specific Diseases/Conditions

10 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 101
Lawrence B. Cohen

11 Barrett’s Esophagus, 111
Sharmila Anandasabapathy

12 Eosinophilic Esophagitis, 120
Brijen J. Shah

13 Esophageal Motility Disorders, 131
Barry W. Jaffin

14 Esophageal Disorders Related to Medication, Trauma, and Infection, 143
Stuart I. Finkel

15 Management of Foreign Bodies of the GI Tract, 156
James George

16 Functional Dyspepsia, 160
Sita S. Chokhavatia

17 Peptic Ulcer Disease, 170
Neville D. Bamji and Ariel A. Benson

18 Helicobacter pylori Treatment and Eradication, 180
Anthony A. Weiss

19 Gastroparesis, 193
Eric S. Goldstein

20 GI Complications of Obesity Surgery, 203
Jonathan Z. Potack

21 Tumors of the Foregut, 213
Michelle Kang Kim

22 Short Bowel Syndrome and Malnutrition, 222
Lauren K. Schwartz and Benjamin L. Cohen

23 Bacterial Overgrowth, 233
Peter H. Rubin

24 Celiac Disease, 238
Ariel A. Benson and James Aisenberg

25 Infectious Enteritis and Colitis; Bacterial Food Poisoning; Intestinal Protozoa and Helminthic Infestations, 250
Jenny Sauk

26 Immunodefi ciency and the GI Tract, 260
Saurabh Mehandru

27 GI Stromal Tumors, 270
Peter E. Legnani

28 Neuroendocrine Tumors, 279
Richard R.P. Warner

29 Pancreatitis (Acute, Chronic, Autoimmune), 292
Jeffrey R. Lewis and Yuki Young

30 Pancreatic Cysts and Tumors, 304
Christopher J. DiMaio

31 Disorders of the Biliary Tract, 323
Ron Palmon and Kalpesh K. Patel

32 GI Complications of Transplant, 336
Vera Kandror Denmark

33 Vascular Lesions of the GI Tract, 347
Jose Romeu

34 Irritable Bowel Syndrome, 358
Charles D. Gerson

35 Crohn’s Disease, 366
Joana Torres and Jean-Frédéric Colombel

36 Ulcerative Colitis, 379
Adam F. Steinlauf and Daniel H. Present

37 Complications of Restorative Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis, 390
Joel J. Bauer and Stephen R. Gorfine

38 Radiation Enterocolitis, 398
Prashant Kedia and Adam Steinlauf

39 Clostridium difficile, 411
Gerald Friedman

40 Ischemic Disease of the Small and Large Bowel, 422
Ari Grinspan and Asher Kornbluth

41 Diverticular Diseases of the Colon, 435
David B. Sachar

42 Adenocarcinoma of the Large Bowel and Hereditary Colon Cancer Syndromes, 443
Steven H. Itzkowitz

43 Colonoscopic Polypectomy, 455
Jerome D. Waye

44 Surveillance for Dysplasia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 467
Thomas A. Ullman

45 Diseases of the Anus and Rectum, 477
Alexander J. Greenstein and Sergey Khaitov

46 Complications of GI Endoscopy, 487
James F. Marion

Index, 499

A color plate section appears between pages 74 and 75