The Esophagus, Fifth Edition

The Esophagus, Fifth Edition

Editor(s): Joel E. Richter, Donald O. Castell

Published Online: 28 MAR 2012 10:11AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405198646

Online ISBN: 9781444346220

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346220

About this Book

This is easily the most focused and comprehensive book available dedicated to the esophagus and its conditions, fully exploring anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnosis, and treatment. Edited by two former presidents of the ACG and ASG, the world's two largest gastroenterology societies, the text offers approved treatment guidelines from these organizations. This new edition updates all chapters with the latest developments, highlighting advances in diagnostic techniques, and both surgical and drug treatment therapies for esophageal conditions. The new edition also features an electronic component, with searchable text and all figures available in slide format.

Table of contents

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  1. Section I: Esophageal Symptoms

  2. Section II: Esophageal Physiology and Testing

  3. Section III: Motility Disorders

    1. Chapter 15

      Surgery for Esophageal Motor Disorders (pages 314–342)

      Roger P. Tatum, Brant K. Oelschlager and Carlos A. Pellegrini

  4. Section IV: Gastroesophageal Reflux

  5. Section V: Malignant Disease

  6. Section VI: Miscellaneous

    1. Chapter 42

      Cutaneous Diseases and the Esophagus (pages 763–781)

      Pamela A. Morganroth, Victoria P. Werth and David A. Katzka

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