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Title:
The gastrointestinal system at a glance
Author:
Keshav, Satish.
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Edition:
2nd ed.
Physical Description:
120 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. Structure and function. 1. Mouth and teeth -- 2. Salivary glands -- 3. Tongue and pharynx -- 4. Oesophagus -- 5. Stomach -- 6. Duodenum -- 7. Pancreas -- 8. Liver -- 9. Biliary system -- 10. Hepatic portal system -- 11. Jejunum and ileum -- 12. Caecum and appendix -- 13. Colon -- 14. Rectum and anus -- pt. 2. Integrated function. 15. Embryology -- 16. Enteric motility -- 17. Enteric endocrine system -- 18. Enteric and autonomic nerves -- 19. Mucosal immune system -- 20. Digestion and absorption -- 21. Digestion of carbohydrates, proteins and fats -- 22. Digestion of vitamins and minerals -- 23. Nutrition -- 24. Fluid and electrolyte balance -- 25. Hepatic metabolic function -- 26. Hepatic synthetic function -- 27. Hepatic detoxification and excretion -- pt. 3. Disorders and diseases. 28. Nausea and vomiting -- 29. Diarrhoea -- 30. Constipation -- 31. Functional disorders and irritable bowel syndrome -- 32. Gastro-oesophageal reflux and hiatus hernia -- 33. Peptic ulcer and Helicobacter pylori -- 34. Gastroenteritis and food poisoning -- 35. Gastrointestinal system infections -- 36. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease -- 37. Coeliac disease -- 38. Obesity and malnutrition -- 39. Colon and rectal cancer -- 40. Gastrointestinal, pancreatic and liver tumors -- 41. Haemorrhoids and anorectal disease -- 42. Gallstones and pncreatitis -- 43. Hepatitis and acute liver disease -- 44. Cirrhosis and chronic liver disease -- pt. 4. Diagnosis and treatment. 45. History, examination and tests -- 46. Diagnostic endoscopy -- 47. Therapeutic endoscopy -- 48. Radiology and imaging -- 49. Functional tests -- 50. Pharmacotherapy -- 51. Gastrointestinal surgery.
ISBN:
9781405150910
Format :
Book

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