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Gastrointestinal Neoplasia An Issue Of Gastroenterology Clinics Of North America

Author : Paul J. Limburg
ISBN : 9780323462785
Genre : Medical
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Gastrointestinal (GI) cancers account for nearly 150,000 deaths each year, in the United States alone. Encouragingly, environmental risk factors, premalignant conditions, and high-risk familial kindreds are well described for many GI cancers. In this comprehensive volume on GI Neoplasia, all luminal cancers will be discussed, along with pancreas cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), carcinoid tumors, and neuroendocrine tumors. Hepatobiliary cancers are not addressed, as these tumors could form the basis of a separate volume. Articles are organized to address several key topics for each cancer type, such as: public health burden, molecular pathways, risk and protective factors, early detection, clinical evaluation, management, and survivorship.
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Gastrointestinal Imaging An Issue Of Gastroenterology Clinics Of North America Ebook

Author : Perry J. Pickhardt
ISBN : 9780323642347
Genre : Medical
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With collaboration of Dr. Alan Buchman, Consulting Editor, Dr. Perry J. Pickhardt has created a comprehensive issue of Gastroenterology Clinics that looks at imaging techniques for gastrointestinal diseases. Experts in their respective fields have contributed clinical reviews in the following areas: Evaluation of Dysphagia: The Role of Barium Fluoroscopy; CT and MR Small Bowel Enterography: Current Status and Future Trends; Radiologic Assessment of Gastrointestinal Bleeding; CT Colonography: Implementation for Screening; Rectal MR for Cancer Staging and Surveillance; Defecography (fluoro vs MR); Noninvasive Imaging Techniques for Staging Liver Fibrosis; HCC Screening: Comparison of US, CT, and MR Approaches; Pancreatic Cystic Lesions; Overview of biliary imaging; Splenomegaly: Clinico-Radiologic Approach to the Differential Diagnosis; MR for Non-Traumatic Acute Abdominal Pain: Comparison with CT and US; and PET/MR: Current Clinical Status and Future Prospects. Gastroenterologists will come away with the knowledge they need to understand the latest imaging modalities for diagnosis and assessment of gastrointestinal diseases and disorders.
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Gastroenterology An Issue Of Veterinary Clinics Of North America Exotic Animal Practice

Author : Tracey K. Ritzman
ISBN : 9780323297288
Genre : Medical
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This issue focuses on the latest research releated to the gastroenterology of exotic pets. Topics include: Current trends and diagnostic techniques, fish gestroenterology, pathology of the gastrointestinal system, treatment of ileus in exotic companion mammals, liver lobe torsion in pet rabbits, update on the diagnosis and management of macrohabdus omithogaster, nutritional management of gastrointestinal conditions, raptor gastroenterology, behavior related gastroenterology, reptile and amphibian gastroenterology, amphibian/reptile gastrointestinal physiology and more.
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Barrett S Esophagus An Issue Of Gastroenterology Clinics Of North America

Author : Prasad G. Iyer
ISBN : 9780323388894
Genre : Medical
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A thorough update is presented by the Guest Editors on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of Barrett’s Esophagus. Not only do they address the most pertinent clinical issues like screening, biomarkers, surveillance, therapeutics, and predictors of disease progression but they present state of the art material on therapeutic/treatment modalities like EMR, ESD, and ablative therapy. Further, articles are presented on epidemiology, molecular pathogensis, and cost-analysis studies so that the reader will come away with a comprehensive update on Barrett’s Esophagus.
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Management Of Pancreatic Diseases

Author : Nuzhat A. Ahmad
ISBN : 9780323416474
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This issue details the latest knowledge of early diagnosis, risk factors, limited surgical treatments, and novel therapies for pancreatic diseases. Clinicians will learn the most prognostic scoring systems for acute pancreatitis, review the basics for early management of the disease, and see how current practice guidelines have evolved. Advances in radiological imaging when applied to the pancreas have resulted in enhanced staging and improved selection for surgical intervention. Endoscopy of the pancreas via both ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound has led to unprecedented access and potential for non-operative intervention. Pancreatic surgery now takes advantage of both minimally invasive approaches and techniques learned from organ transplantation. These latest advances are addressed in this issue by key opinion leaders.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease An Issue Of Gastroenterology Clinics Of North America

Author : Joel E Richter
ISBN : 9780323290296
Genre : Medical
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Gastroesophageal reflux disease and its complications effect 40 % of the US population. It is the most common reason for outpatient GI visits with treatment costs amounting to nearly $10 billion a year. Thisissue updates interested physicians on the new advance in GERD pathogenesis, diagnosis and medical/surgical treatment , especially over the last 5 years. Lots of advancements have been made in this time period and this will be a excellent reference book for the busy academic and community physician interested in GERD.
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Pancreatic Cancer Cystic Neoplasms And Endocrine Tumors

Author : Hans G. Beger
ISBN : 9781118307830
Genre : Medical
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Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Neoplasms and Endocrine Tumors:Diagnosis and Management is a modern, expertly crafted andclinically focused guide to the diagnosis, management andbest-practice care of patients suffering from pancreatic cancer,cystic neoplasms and endocrine tumours. Packed with outstanding figures and with reference to theleading society guidelines, its main focus is on the manyendoscopic and radiologic diagnostic techniques, medical andsurgical management of both full-blown cancer and other tumors, andthe risks of each form of treatment. Also covered in detailare issues of tumor recurrence and long-term outcome oftreatment. Brought to you by highly skilled national and internationalleaders in the specialty and an experienced editor team, this is aninvaluable guide to practicing gastroenterologists and surgeons inthe hospital and clinical environment, as well as oncologists andendocrinologists managing patients with pancreatic tumorouslesions.
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Saunders Solutions In Veterinary Practice Small Animal Gastroenterology

Author : Marjorie Chandler
ISBN : 9780702048739
Genre : Medical
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Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice consists of a series of practical handbooks on selected medical topics on specific veterinary problems. Case-based, this series is aimed at the small animal veterinary practitioner who has qualified less than 10 years and needs quick access to information and wants to increase his/her confidence on handling that range of cases that cover the spectrum that lies between the simple routine first opinion case and the referral. Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice provides additional knowledge that leads to improved skills and practice for veterinary practitioners. Not only practitioners, but also veterinary students nearing the end of their course will find this series very useful to brush up their knowledge in a particular area. The volumes are also written with the veterinary nurse in mind with a particular interest in a specific topic, using ‘Nurse Boxes’ in the text to guide them to the specific information they need. • new approach: clinical cases offering examination, treatment options, clinical tips relevant for the general small animal veterinary practitioner – all case descriptions based on common template • offers synoptic, easy accessible and essential information • provides essential information on selected topics • authorship ensures accuracy of information • relevant to all general practitioners • written to increase the skill and practice the general veterinary practitioner • intend to meet CPD-need, but focus on: differential diagnosis and practical case handling • offers self-assessment features at the end of every chapter making it relevant for veterinary students as well • broad readership: practitioners and students indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Vets’; nurses indicated in the text by ‘Notes for Nurses’ and pet owners indicated in the text by ‘ Notes for Pet Owners’ • handy format with flexi cover • species covered to be limited to cats, dogs and rabbits • full colour throughout New veterinary series for general practitioners called: Saunders Solutions in Veterinary Practice First 4 volumes to come out in 2008 are: - Small Animal Ophthalmology, Volume 1 - Small Animal Dentistry, Volume 2 - Small Animal Dermatology, Volume 3 - Small Animal Oncology, Volume 4 The other 3 volumes to come out in 2009 are: - Small Animal Neurology, Volume 5 - Small Animal Cardiology, Volume 6 - Small Animal Gastroenterology, Volume 7 The rest of the volumes have been identified and will be as follows: - Small Animal Infectious Diseases - Small Animal Internal Medicine - Small Animal Anaesthesia - Small Animal Geriatrics - Small Animal Imaging - Small Animal Wound Care - Small Animal Behaviour - Small Animal Emergency Medicine - Small Animal Surgery - Small Animal Nutrition
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Quality Colonoscopy An Issue Of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics E Book

Author : John I. Allen
ISBN : 9781455700318
Genre : Medical
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Dr. Allen’s issue focuses on how gastroenterologists can maximize the “value of colonoscopy – where value is defined as quality/cost. Clinical issues are covered, like sedation issues, complications of colonoscopy, and infection risk, but the majority of the articles deal with the discussions that surround quality colonoscopy—articles like: Risk Management and Legal Issues for Colonoscopy; Cost effectiveness of Colonoscopy in Prevention of Colon Cancer; Efficacy and Effectiveness of Colonoscopy: How Do We Bridge the Gap?; Current State of Colonoscopy Performance Measures; Use of Databases and Registries to Enhance Quality; and Maximizing the Value of Colonoscopy in Community, to name a few. In preparation of the changing landscape of healthcare, this issue will be an important one for all practicing gastroenterologists.
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