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Atlas of Contrast-enhanced Sonography of Focal Liver Lesions (Hardcover, Softcover Reprint Of The Original 1st Ed. 2015):... Atlas of Contrast-enhanced Sonography of Focal Liver Lesions (Hardcover, Softcover Reprint Of The Original 1st Ed. 2015)
Tommaso Vincenzo Bartolotta, Adele Taibbi, Massimo Midiri
R2,945 R2,404 Discovery Miles 24 040 Save R541 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book offers an image-based, comprehensive quick reference guide that will assist in the interpretation of contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) examinations of the liver in daily practice. It describes and depicts typical and atypical behavior of both common and less frequently observed focal liver lesions. For each type of lesion, the findings on pre- and post-contrast images are presented and key characteristics are highlighted. Individual chapters also focus on the assessment of response to locoregional and systemic treatment and the impact of European guidelines on CEUS. The Atlas of Contrast-Enhanced Sonography of Focal Liver Lesions will serve as an invaluable hands-on tool for practitioners who need to diagnose liver lesions using CEUS in the major clinical settings: oncology patients, cirrhotic patients, and patients with incidental focal liver lesions.

Total, Subtotal and Proximal Gastrectomy in Cancer - A Color Atlas (Hardcover): Walter Siquini Total, Subtotal and Proximal Gastrectomy in Cancer - A Color Atlas (Hardcover)
Walter Siquini
R3,474 R2,635 Discovery Miles 26 350 Save R839 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This richly illustrated volume describes the performance of total and subtotal gastrectomy with extended D2 lymphadenectomy by providing a detailed step-by-step guide to both manual and mechanical procedures. Gastric cancer is the fourth most commonly occurring cancer and the second most common cancer-related cause of death worldwide, and surgery remains the only potentially curative treatment. Although several aspects of surgical management are still controversial, all guidelines for the treatment of curable gastric cancer recommend subtotal gastrectomy (for tumors located in the antrum and corpus) or total gastrectomy (for tumors located in the fundus) with extended D2 lymphadenectomy. Various technical tips and secrets are revealed that serve to simplify the procedure and simultaneously make it more effective: by rendering esophagojejunal and gastrojejunal anastomosis more secure, the risk of leakage is minimized. High-quality intraoperative color photographs and drawings covering all steps facilitate understanding of these complex operations and will prove an invaluable tool for surgeons, residents and professionals in the field.

Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Scott R. Owens, Henry D. Appelman Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Scott R. Owens, Henry D. Appelman
R4,041 R3,604 Discovery Miles 36 040 Save R437 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology provides an image-based resource for those studying normal histology of the upper gastrointestinal tract, as well as the microscopic manifestations of developmental abnormalities, toxic insults, infectious diseases, inflammatory and autoimmune conditions, and neoplasia in the esophagus and stomach. Because modern gastrointestinal pathology practice centers on specimens obtained during endoscopic examination, the atlas focuses on biopsy pathology, providing "real-world" microscopic images and ancillary diagnostic studies for most commonly-encountered abnormalities and diseases affecting these two organs. The book is supplemented with endoscopic and special study images. Authored by nationally and internationally recognized pathologists, Atlas of Esophagus and Stomach Pathology is a valuable tool for both pathologists-in-training seeking to make "new acquaintances", and practicing surgical pathologists in need of a quick visual reference in recalling "old friends" in the world of diagnostic gastrointestinal pathology.

Eureka: Gastrointestinal Medicine (Paperback): Rachel Shakespeare Eureka: Gastrointestinal Medicine (Paperback)
Rachel Shakespeare
R738 R699 Discovery Miles 6 990 Save R39 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

First principles chapter clearly explains the key concepts, processes and structures of the gastrointestinalsystem. Clinical essentials chapter provides an overview of the symptoms and signs of gastrointestinaldisease, relevant history and examination techniques, investigations and management options. Disease-based chapters give concise descriptions of all major disorders, e.g. gastritis, coeliac disease and irritable bowel syndrome, each chapter introduced by engaging clinical cases that feature unique graphic narratives. Emergencies chapter covers the principles of immediate care in situations, such as gastrointestinal bleeding and acute abdominal pain. Integrated care chapter discusses strategies for the management of chronic conditions across primary and other care settings. Self-Assessment - 80 multiple choice questions clinical SBAs.

Personalized Management of Gastric Cancer - Translational and Precision Medicine (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Jia Wei, Baorui Liu Personalized Management of Gastric Cancer - Translational and Precision Medicine (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Jia Wei, Baorui Liu
R3,332 R3,023 Discovery Miles 30 230 Save R309 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book offers essential information on basic and translational research in gastric cancer, while also illustrating potential opportunities for its application in clinical practice. Gastric cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer globally and the second-leading cause of cancer deaths. It is known to be a heterogeneous disease with varied responses to "one-size-fits-all" treatments. Expanding our knowledge of cancer cell genetics may help us to explore more effective treatments in gastric cancer. The research on molecular mechanisms and its clinical applications, both presented here, will help readers gain an in-depth understanding of gastric cancer and its effective treatment. The book's four sections cover personalized medicine, precise regional therapy, immunotherapy and nanomedicine in gastric cancer. Each part presents the state of art, recent advances and the authors' experiences. Moreover, several interesting cases are described to demonstrate how gastric cancer patients benefit from translational research. This informative and attractively presented book on precision treatment in gastric cancer, including experimental findings and clinical treatment options, offers a valuable resource for oncologists and graduate students working in the field of gastric cancer.

Human Nutrition from the Gastroenterologist's Perspective - Lessons from Expo Milano 2015 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Enzo... Human Nutrition from the Gastroenterologist's Perspective - Lessons from Expo Milano 2015 (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Enzo Grossi, Fabio Pace
R2,136 R1,965 Discovery Miles 19 650 Save R171 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book presents the latest insights into the role of nutrition and diet in the pathophysiology and clinical outcome of many digestive diseases, including gastrointestinal cancer, gastroesophageal reflux, gastroparesis, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, obesity, autism and other severe neurological diseases, and liver disease. The editors have aimed to build upon the dissemination of scientific information on human health and nutrition that took place at Expo Milano 2015 (theme: "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life") by bringing together distinguished experts in gastroenterology from prestigious Italian universities and hospital centers to tackle novel topics in human nutrition and diet. In the context of modern, high tech gastroenterology, it is easy to neglect or underplay the importance of factors such as nutrition. Readers will find this book to be an excellent source of the most recently acquired scientific knowledge on the topic, and a worthy legacy of Expo Milano 2015.

Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn's Disease Anatomical Chart Laminated (Poster): Anatomical Chart Company Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn's Disease Anatomical Chart Laminated (Poster)
Anatomical Chart Company
R548 R447 Discovery Miles 4 470 Save R101 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Ulcerative Colitis & Crohn's Disease

Clinical Challenges & Images in Gastroenterology - A Diagnostic Guide (Paperback): Siew C Ng, Heyson C.H. Chan, Rashid N.S. Lui Clinical Challenges & Images in Gastroenterology - A Diagnostic Guide (Paperback)
Siew C Ng, Heyson C.H. Chan, Rashid N.S. Lui
R973 R779 Discovery Miles 7 790 Save R194 (20%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Digestive diseases have always been a major threat to global health. Despite the rapid advances in various diagnostic modalities, many a time the final verdict can be elusive and present a diagnostic challenge for the attending doctor. The book presents 50 real life cases to illustrate an evidence based approach for the diagnosis, investigation and management of gastrointestinal diseases commonly encountered in everyday practice, with a special focus on the interpretation of endoscopic and radiological images. This book provides a pragmatic approach for medical students, residents, specialist trainees and specialists alike who have an interest in gastroenterology. Other healthcare providers, such as general practitioners, nurses and dieticians, will also benefit from these case illustrations. The authors of this book are based at the Institute of Digestive Disease, Chinese University of Hong Kong. This institute has contributed to major breakthroughs that have improved the clinical management of digestive diseases including, but not limited to, the advent of endoscopic therapies and minimally invasive surgery, molecular diagnostic tools for cancers and inflammatory bowel disease, and the development of novel treatments for acid peptic disease and viral hepatitis.

Bile Acids in Gastroenterology - Basic and Clinical (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017): Susumu Tazuma, Hajime Takikawa Bile Acids in Gastroenterology - Basic and Clinical (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2017)
Susumu Tazuma, Hajime Takikawa
R4,502 Discovery Miles 45 020 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book examines the biological aspects of bile acid analysis and their clinical applications, providing readers with an overview of cutting-edge discussions on Bile Acid research and diseases. It begins with detailed discussions on the biological aspects of bile acid, with chapters examining bile acid from various perspectives, from its metabolism to its use in therapeutic agents. Subsequent chapters focus on diseases involving bile acid abnormalities, and specific applications are addressed concerning gallstones, cholestatic liver disease, NAFLD/NASH, hepatitis, pancreatitis, esophageal cancer and colon cancer. In keeping with the book's integrated approach, the Editor has gathered a broad range of eminent scholars and practitioners to provide a comprehensive review of modern bile acid research. The book offers clinical physicians, basic researchers and postgraduate students essential insights into cutting-edge research and paves the way for further research.

Minimally Invasive Coloproctology - Advances in Techniques and Technology (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015): William C S Meng, Hester Y... Minimally Invasive Coloproctology - Advances in Techniques and Technology (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2015)
William C S Meng, Hester Y S Cheung, David T y Lam, Simon S M Ng
R3,377 R3,068 Discovery Miles 30 680 Save R309 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In this book, pioneers and distinguished masters of surgery describe novel minimally invasive colo- and anorectal procedures that have been developed in Asia but are of international applicability. The presented techniques are wide ranging in nature and relate to colon surgery, rectal surgery and the treatment of hemorrhoids, fistulas and chronic constipation. Each procedure is carefully described with the aid of high-quality color photographs and illustrations, drawing attention to many practical tips and tricks. In addition to the techniques themselves, state of the art technology is introduced that is now being applied clinically in China, Hong Kong, Asia-Pacific, and beyond. The book will enable readers both to grasp the concepts underlying these important new approaches and advances and to reproduce the techniques in their own surgical practice.

Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology (Paperback): Miranda Lomer Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology (Paperback)
Miranda Lomer
R1,179 R1,116 Discovery Miles 11 160 Save R63 (5%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics in Gastroenterology provides informative and broad-ranging coverage of the relation between nutrition and diet and the gastrointestinal tract. It explores dietary factors involved in causation of a variety of gastrointestinal disorders, as well as the effects on diet and the treatments available. It also provides an overview of anatomy and physiology, measurement and assessment of function, and dietary components relevant to gastrointestinal health. ABOUT THE SERIES Dietary recommendations need to be based on solid evidence, but where can you find this information? The British Dietetic Association and the publishers of the Manual of Dietetic Practice present an essential and authoritative reference series on the evidence base relating to advanced aspects of nutrition and diet in selected clinical specialties. Each book provides a comprehensive and critical review of key literature in its subject. Each covers established areas of understanding, current controversies and areas of future development and investigation, and is oriented around six key themes: Disease processes, including metabolism, physiology, and genetics Disease consequences, including morbidity, mortality, nutritional epidemiology and patient perspectives Nutritional consequences of diseases Nutritional assessment, drawing on anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary, economic and social approaches Clinical investigation and management Nutritional and dietary management Trustworthy, international in scope, and accessible, Advanced Nutrition and Dietetics is a vital resource for a range of practitioners, researchers and educators in nutrition and dietetics, including dietitians, nutritionists, doctors and specialist nurses.

Textbook of Gastrointestinal Oncology (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Suayib Yalcin, Philip A. Philip Textbook of Gastrointestinal Oncology (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Suayib Yalcin, Philip A. Philip
R3,639 R3,264 Discovery Miles 32 640 Save R375 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This textbook discusses core principles and practices in gastrointestinal oncology and covers a wide range of practice areas such as pathology and radiologic images, epidemiology, genetics, staging, multidisciplinary management of specific gastrointestinal cancer, and pathology for each primary tumor site. The comprehensive coverage makes Textbook of Gastrointestinal Oncology a useful resource for the practitioner wishing to gain a greater understanding of the principles of managing malignant gastrointestinal disease, as well as medical oncology fellows, surgeons, radiation oncologists, gastroenterologists and fellows, and residents.

Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Motility and its Disorders (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Uday C Ghoshal Evaluation of Gastrointestinal Motility and its Disorders (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Uday C Ghoshal
R2,419 Discovery Miles 24 190 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The field of gastrointestinal motility disorders has been expanding in recent times largely due to advances in diagnostic modalities. This coupled with new evidence to support best practices has increased the interest among clinical gastroenterologists, researchers, teachers and trainees.New advancesin the field of evaluation of functional bowel diseases and motility disorders, such as high-resolution manometry, 24-h pH impedance monitoring, Bravo capsule pH-metry, barostat, balloon expulsion test, barium and MR defecography, biofeedback, hydrogen breath tests, motility capsule (smartpill) etc. have significantly expanded the scope and outcome of treating such these disorders. However, presently there is nocomprehensiveguidethat coversall aspects of evaluation of GI motility.This contributed volumewill havechapters written by a panel of experts from the global academia, including from India, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Europe and USA, integrating the body of knowledge on evaluation methods with evidence of best practices for the management of motility disorders. A chapter on how to set-up a manometry laboratory provides key information for clinicians and researchers who are planning to start working in this area. With 20 chapters in the book supported with numerous tables, flow charts, schematic diagrams and images, professionals will find it an essential reading.

Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2016): Pierre Alain Clavien, Michael... Atlas of Upper Gastrointestinal and Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery (Hardcover, 2nd ed. 2016)
Pierre Alain Clavien, Michael G. Sarr, Yuman Fong, Masaru Miyazaki
R8,222 R6,838 Discovery Miles 68 380 Save R1,384 (17%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The first edition of this book was judged by many to be the best available atlas of upper gastrointestinal and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery. The second edition builds upon this success by covering all of the significant intervening developments, including both new procedures and adaptations of established techniques. The atlas opens with an introductory section on the basic principles of operative surgery. All of the important surgical techniques are then presented in a series of sections devoted to the esophagus, stomach, and duodenum, the liver, the biliary system, portal hypertension, the pancreas, and the spleen. General, oncologic, and transplantation surgical procedures are described step by step with the aid of more than 900 superb illustrations drawn by a team of artists with extensive experience. The contributors were selected on the basis of their extensive experience in the procedures discussed and most are established educators.

Operative Techniques in Liver Resection (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016): Lunan Yan Operative Techniques in Liver Resection (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2016)
Lunan Yan
R3,514 R3,141 Discovery Miles 31 410 Save R373 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book presents the latest knowledge in liver resection. It includes preoperative assessment, hepatic vascular occlusion, live parenchyma transection, various liver resection techniques, liver transplantation, ex situ ex vivo resection, auto-transplantation, laparoscopic liver resection and outcome of liver resection. It describes 21 resection techniques in the same style. Each chapter is built around a series of descriptive photographs and illustrations, which are explained in detail in the text. At the end of each section there are key points that are critical for surgeons performing liver resections. The authors share their extensive experience of liver resections. This book will help practitioners perform safe and expeditious resections and reduce postoperative liver failure. Hepato-bilio pancreatic surgeons, hepatologists, radiologists, clinicians and researchers who are interested in liver surgery will find this book an invaluable guide.

Hemorrhoids (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Hyung Kyu Yang Hemorrhoids (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Hyung Kyu Yang
R3,500 R2,661 Discovery Miles 26 610 Save R839 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides up-to-date knowledge on hemorrhoids for proctologists. It covers all aspects, including the history of hemorrhoids, the anatomy of the anal canal, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment. Both conservative treatment approaches and surgical methods are explained with the aid of numerous high- quality illustrations and schematic drawings. Particular attention is paid to lift-up submucosal hemorrhoidectomy, developed by the author by modifying Parks' original method. Additionally, other important techniques proposed by world leaders in the field are described and illustrated. The international trend towards use of day-case hemorrhoidectomy is acknowledged by considering this approach in detail, with discussion of patient preparation, anesthesia, surgical technique, and postoperative management. The treatment of hemorrhoids in a variety of special circumstances is examined, including new trends in PPH. The closing chapter is devoted to the various forms of anesthesia for anal surgery.

Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Juan Manuel Suarez Grau, Juan Antonio Bellido Luque Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Juan Manuel Suarez Grau, Juan Antonio Bellido Luque
R3,201 R2,859 Discovery Miles 28 590 Save R342 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

With an increase in the use of laparoscopic techniques for the treatment of abdominal wall hernias, this comprehensive book provides a detailed description of the most up-to-date techniques used in the laparoscopic repair of inguinal and ventral incisional hernias. Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia takes the reader step-by-step through two laparoscopic techniques used in inguinal hernia correction: Extraperitoneal (TEP) and Transabdominal (TAPP), and guides the reader through the fundamentals of ventral hernia repair. The authors aim to show methods of dealing with rarer hernias and those of atypical location. This book will also inform the reader of the various kinds of meshes used and provides knowledge on how to fix them, as well as the advantages, disadvantages and indications of this type of prosthesis. Written by experts in the field, Advances in Laparoscopy of the Abdominal Wall Hernia is a valuable reference tool to surgeons and medical practitioners working in this field.

CT of the Retroperitoneum - From Conventional to Multi-energy Imaging (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Giorgio Ascenti, Angelo Vanzulli,... CT of the Retroperitoneum - From Conventional to Multi-energy Imaging (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Giorgio Ascenti, Angelo Vanzulli, Carlo Catalano, Rendon C. Nelson
R3,734 R2,860 Discovery Miles 28 600 Save R874 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the continuously evolving field of dual-energy CT (DECT). An introductory section presents information on the physical and technical background of DECT and considers nonspecific and specific software advantages. Clinical applications of DECT in the evaluation of retroperitoneal viscera are then addressed in detail with the help of high-quality illustrations. Particular attention is devoted to the most recent DECT study protocols, software, and applications in aortic, renal, pancreatic, and adrenal disease. A number of case studies are reported that elucidate the advantages of DECT, and the relevant literature is extensively discussed. The book closes by considering radiation dose and dose-saving measures. The simple and practical approach offered by this book will assist radiologists in the optimal routine use and interpretation of DECT in different retroperitoneal sites and radiology technologists in the choice of settings and parameters.

Diseases of the Gallbladder (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020): Jae Bock Chung, Kazuichi Okazaki Diseases of the Gallbladder (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2020)
Jae Bock Chung, Kazuichi Okazaki
R4,367 Discovery Miles 43 670 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

This book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of gallbladder disease. After an introductory section on laboratory findings, pathology, and diagnostic methods, it focuses on specific conditions and their management, covering gallbladder stones, acalculous cholecystitis, gallbladder lesions associated with IgG4-related disease and with anomalous pancreaticobiliary ductal union, and dyskinesia of the gallbladder. Moreover, it discusses incidental gallbladder carcinoma in detail, including epidemiology, risk factors, gene mutations, diagnostic imaging methods and treatment modalities. The book also features a section exploring important current issues, such as the diagnosis and therapy of polypoid lesions and gallbladder wall thickening, and the role of prophylactic cholecystectomy in patients with concomitant gallstones following removal of common bile duct stones by ERCP. It also compares endoscopic gallbladder drainage with percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage. Lastly, the book offers stimulating future perspectives.

The Evolving Landscape of Liver Cirrhosis Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Hitoshi Yoshiji, Kosuke Kaji The Evolving Landscape of Liver Cirrhosis Management (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Hitoshi Yoshiji, Kosuke Kaji
R3,746 R2,875 Discovery Miles 28 750 Save R871 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book comprehensively covers the latest developments in the diagnosis and treatment of liver cirrhosis, including molecular mechanisms and therapeutic strategies. It elaborates on and explores the relation between chronic liver disease (CLD) and its causes, including viral hepatitis, steatohepatitis, autoimmune liver diseases and/or inherited liver diseases, and sustained liver injury. Furthermore, it discusses various complications such as hepatic encephalopathy, ascites, sarcopenia, esophagogastric varices, muscle cramps and pruritus, and the fact that it frequently leads to the development of hepatocellular carcinoma. CLD is becoming a growing issue with substantial effects on public health, and Evolving Landscape in Management of Liver Cirrhosis provides scholars in gastroenterology and hepatology with invaluable insights. At the same time, it is a valuable resource for clinicians specializing in gastroenterology and hepatology as well as for researchers who are curious about new research on liver disease.

Gastrointestinal Health Third Edition - The Proven Nutritional Program to Prevent, Cure, or Alleviate Irritable Bowel Syndrome... Gastrointestinal Health Third Edition - The Proven Nutritional Program to Prevent, Cure, or Alleviate Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Ibs), Ulcers, Gas, Constipation, Heartburn, and Many Other Digestive Disorders (Paperback, 3rd ed.)
Steven R Peikin
R403 R378 Discovery Miles 3 780 Save R25 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Do you suffer from heartburn? Is an ulcer bothering you? Are the difficult symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome compromising your life? If so, you are not alone. You are that one out of every three Americans that suffers from chronic digestive problems.

Whether it's constipation, diarrhea, gas, hemorrhoids, ulcers, heartburn, colitis, gallstones, or one of the many other digestive tract problems, Dr. Steven Peikin's self-help nutritional program will help keep you out of the doctor's office--and feeling great.

Based on the latest research and his own clinical experience, Dr. Peikin prescribes a healthy diet high in fiber and low in fat, spices, lactose, and caffeine. He provides a detailed list of "flag foods" to avoid in the case of specific problems; shows you how to use exercise, over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, and stress management to complement the program; and offers advice for coordinating the program with weight loss (or weight gain), working with medical professionals, and measuring progress.

"Highly recommended for its thorough coverage, sound advice, and healthy suggestions,"* Gastrointestinal Health--now revised and updated with the latest information on new drugs and research--is everything you need to know to find fast relief from a wide range of gastrointestinal difficulties.

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Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology (Paperback): Yang Chen, Maxton Pitcher Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology (Paperback)
Yang Chen, Maxton Pitcher; Series edited by Christian Fielder Camm
R817 Discovery Miles 8 170 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology is an accessible, quick-reference resource that provides practical, evidence-based information on investigations, interventions and management of clinical gastroenterological scenarios. It is packed full with bullet points, diagrams, tables, and algorithms of the important presentations and conditions within Clinical Gastroenterology. Divided into sections, the book offers in-depth coverage of presenting complaints in Gastroenterology, common conditions broken down by organ system, important investigations and procedures, and pharmacology. Detail is given to the sequence of clinical examination, investigations and management required to diagnose and treat a wide range of gastroenterological disorders. Provides information on symptoms, disorders and issues found in the clinical environment Guides readers in decision-making, appropriate investigation, and conducting interventions Includes important guidelines and clinical trials within each chapter Supplemented by a companion website featuring a wealth of additional material, including more than 70 audio clips, over 50 clinical case studies, and almost 350 self-assessment questions, as well as key clinical trials and guidelines Clinical Guide to Gastroenterology is a must-have text for junior doctors and medical students as well as doctors, nurses and trainees working within Emergency Departments, Medical, or Surgical Assessment Units.

Autoimmune Pancreatitis (Hardcover, 2015 ed.): Terumi Kamisawa, Jae Bock Chung Autoimmune Pancreatitis (Hardcover, 2015 ed.)
Terumi Kamisawa, Jae Bock Chung
R3,781 R2,910 Discovery Miles 29 100 Save R871 (23%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book provides up-to-date information on all aspects of autoimmune pancreatitis, a unique form of pancreatitis characterized clinically by frequent presentation with obstructive jaundice and dramatic response to steroids, histologically by a lymphoplasmacytic infiltrate with fibrosis, and radiologically by pancreatic enlargement. Current concepts regarding the disease and its classification into subtypes 1 and 2 are explained, and clinical, serological, and histopathological findings are carefully described. Imaging features on all the relevant modalities are illustrated, covering both the pancreas and other involved organs. Current and emerging therapeutic strategies, including steroids, immunomodulatory drugs, and rituximab, are then discussed. The reader will find the book to be an excellent aid to the diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis and its differentiation from pancreatobiliary malignancies, as well as a clear guide to treatment.

Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019): Hiromasa Ohira, Kiyoshi Migita Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases (Hardcover, 1st ed. 2019)
Hiromasa Ohira, Kiyoshi Migita
R3,478 R2,640 Discovery Miles 26 400 Save R838 (24%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book presents research outcomes, providing a big picture of rheumatic diseases as systemic conditions, and exploring the correlation between liver dysfunction and gastrointestinal lesions. Each chapter presents the association between major rheumatic diseases and hepato-gastrointestinal lesions, including liver and gastrointestinal involvement in lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, systemic sclerosis, Bechet's disease, and IgG4-related disease. The chapters on PBC-CREST syndrome and immunosuppressive agents broaden readers understanding and enable them to view the diseases from a systematic perspective. Although the disease is rare, it has attracted considerable attention as an intractable disease, and despite the severity of the symptoms, little has been written on the topic. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, this comprehensive volume thoroughly prepares readers for research in the field of systemic diseases. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Rheumatic Diseases is a valuable resource not only for hepatologists and rheumatologists, but also clinical residents and medical students.

Endoscopic Follow-up of Digestive Anastomosis (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Giuseppe Galloro Endoscopic Follow-up of Digestive Anastomosis (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Giuseppe Galloro
R3,251 R2,173 Discovery Miles 21 730 Save R1,078 (33%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Owing to the alterations in visceral anatomy, many endoscopists, and especially trainees, experience difficulties when performing endoscopic surveys or procedures in patients who have previously undergone surgery to the digestive tract. In this richly illustrated book, an expert in the field provides a detailed overview of endoscopic follow-up of gastrointestinal (esophageal, gastric, and colorectal) anastomosis. Both normal appearances and pathological conditions involving complications are fully covered. The methodology, timing, protocols, and role of diagnostic endoscopy are first discussed. Endoscopic treatments for the resolution of different clinical problems related to recurrences, stenoses, dehiscences, and fistulas are then evaluated step by step with the aid of high-quality images. Regardless of level of experience, endoscopists and gastroenterologists will find Endoscopic Follow-up of Digestive Anastomosis to be an invaluable source of information and aid to treatment in this important area, which too often receives insufficiently detailed attention. "

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