The gastrointestinal system is responsible for the breakdown and
absorption of various foods and liquids needed to sustain life.
Other diseases and disorders treated by clinicians in this area
include: food allergies, constipation, chronic liver disease and
cirrhosis, gallstones, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, IBS, lactose
intolerance, pancreatic, appendicitis, celiac disease, Crohn s
disease, peptic ulcer, stomach ulcer, viral hepatitis, colorectal
cancer and liver transplants. "Physiology of the Gastrointestinal
Tract, 5/e" covers the study of the mechanical, physical, and
biochemical functions of the GI Tract while linking the clinical
disease or disorder, bridging the gap between clinical and
The new edition is a highly referenced and useful resource for
gastroenterologists, physiologists, internists, professional
researchers, and instructors teaching courses for clinical and
Discusses the multiple processes governing gastrointestinal
functionEach section edited by preeminent scientist in the
fieldUpdated, four-color illustrations"
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!