Textbook of Gastroenterology

Textbook of Gastroenterology

Editor(s): Tadataka Yamada

Published Online: 17 FEB 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405169110

Online ISBN: 9781444303254

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303254

About this Book

Over the past twenty years, thousands of physicians have come to depend on Yamada's Textbook of Gastroenterology. Its encyclopaedic discussion of the basic science underlying gastrointestinal and liver diseases as well as the many diagnostic and therapeutic modalities available to the patients who suffer from them was-and still is-beyond compare. This new edition provides the latest information on current and projected uses of major technologies in the field and a new section on diseases of the liver. Plus, it comes with a fully searchable CD ROM of the entire content.

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Basic Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Gastrointestinal Function - A: Components

    1. Chapter 2

      The Enteric Nervous System and Its Extrinsic Connections (pages 15–39)

      John B. Furness, Trung V. Nguyen, Kulmira Nurgali and Yasutake Shimizu

    2. Chapter 7

      The Mucosal Immune System and Gastrointestinal Inflammation (pages 133–168)

      Fabio Cominelli, Kristen O. Arseneau, Richard S. Blumberg, William F. Stenson and Theresa T. Pizarro

  2. Part 1: Basic Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Gastrointestinal Function - B: Motility

    1. Chapter 12

      Motility of the Biliary Tract (pages 264–283)

      Gary M. Mawe, Peter L. Moses, Gino T. P. Saccone and Maria J. Pozo

  3. Part 1: Basic Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Gastrointestinal Function - C: Secretion and Absorption

  4. Part 1: Basic Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Gastrointestinal Function - D: Nutrition

    1. Chapter 19

      Protein Digestion and Assimilation (pages 464–477)

      Vadivel Ganapathy, Malliga E. Ganapathy and Frederick H. Leibach

    2. Chapter 20

      Vitamins and Minerals (pages 478–507)

      Charles H. Halsted, Mark A. Levine, Bo L. Lönnerdal and Robert B. Rucker

  5. Part 1: Basic Mechanisms of Normal and Abnormal Gastrointestinal Function - E: Miscellaneous

    1. Chapter 24

      Neoplasia of the Gastrointestinal Tract (pages 603–634)

      Barbara H. Jung, C. Richard Boland and John M. Carethers

    2. Chapter 28

      Hepatic Regeneration (pages 680–702)

      George K. Michalopoulos and Marie C. DeFrances

  6. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - A: Esophagus

  7. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - B: Stomach

    1. Chapter 39

      Disorders of gastric emptying (pages 903–935)

      Henry P. Parkman, Frank K. Friedenberg and Robert S. Fisher

    2. Chapter 43

      Tumors of the Stomach (pages 1026–1053)

      Wai K. Leung, Enders K. W. Ng and Joseph J. Y. Sung

  8. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - C: Small intestine

  9. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - C: Small Intestine

    1. Chapter 54

      Tumors of the Small Intestine (pages 1322–1342)

      Robert S. Bresalier and Sharmila Anandasabapathy

  10. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - D: Colon

    1. Chapter 56

      Colon: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies (pages 1369–1385)

      Steven M. Cohn, Elisa H. Birnbaum and Charles M. Friel

    2. Chapter 57

      Inflammatory Bowel Disease (pages 1386–1472)

      William F. Stenson, Stephen B. Hanauer and Russell D. Cohen

  11. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - E: Pancreas

    1. Chapter 67

      Pancreas: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies (pages 1745–1760)

      David G. Heidt, Michael W. Mulholland and Diane M. Simeone

  12. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - F: Gallbladder and Biliary Tract

  13. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - G: Liver

    1. Chapter 92

      Liver Transplantation (pages 2352–2385)

      Francis Y. K. Yao, Sandy Feng and Nathan M. Bass

  14. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - H: Abdominal Cavity

  15. Part 2: Gastrointestinal Diseases - Miscellaneous

    1. Chapter 101

      Nutritional Supplementation (pages 2525–2560)

      David H. Alpers, Beth Taylor and Samuel Klein

    2. Chapter 102

      Obesity (pages 2561–2573)

      Louis A. Chaptini and Steven R. Peikin

    3. Chapter 107

      Parasitic Diseases: Helminths (pages 2651–2671)

      Carlos Seas, Martin Montes and A. Clinton White

  16. Part 3: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Gastroenterology - Endoscopic

    1. Chapter 120

      Colonoscopy and Flexible Sigmoidoscopy (pages 2917–2932)

      Jerome D. Waye, Christopher B. Williams and Sharmila Anandasabapathy

  17. Part 3: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Gastroenterology - Imaging

    1. Chapter 128

      Plain and Contrast Radiology (pages 3061–3082)

      Marc S. Levine, Stephen E. Rubesin, Hans Herlinger and Igor Laufer

    2. Chapter 129

      Diagnostic Sonography (pages 3083–3112)

      Philip W. Ralls, R. Brooke Jeffrey, Robert A. Kane and Michelle L. Robbin

    3. Chapter 131

      Applications of Computed Tomography to the Gastrointestinal Tract (pages 3140–3172)

      Karen M. Horton, Pamela T. Johnson, Elliot K. Fishman and Alec J. Megibow

  18. Part 3: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Gastroenterology - Pathology

  19. Part 3: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities in Gastroenterology - Gastrointestinal Function Studies

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