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Snapshots in Gastroenterology

790 pages
Jaypee Bros Medical Pub Pvt Ltd

Snapshots in Gastroenterology is a comprehensive and highly illustrated collection of common clinical scenarios in gastroenterology.

The book is comprised of 19 chapters, with the first half of the book focussing on common conditions in gastroenterology and the second half focussing on organs of the gastrointestinal system. Conditions covered include acute abdominal pain, dysphagia, diarrhoea, constipation, nausea and vomiting, gaseousness, jaundice and gastrointestinal haemorrhage. Organ-based chapters include oesophagus, stomach and duodenum, small and large intestines, appendix, rectum and anal canal, liver, gallbladder and pancreas.

Each chapter on common disorders is clearly formatted, beginning with an introduction to the disorder, classification, etiology (origin), pathogenesis (development), diagnosis, complications and management.

Snapshots in Gastroenterology covers both the medical and surgical aspects of gastroenterology in fine detail. Enhanced by 542 full colour images and illustrations, this book is an invaluable resource which summarises the basic science of gastrointestinal diseases as well as the many forms of treatment available to patients.

Key Points

  • Comprehensive and highly illustrated collection of clinical scenarios in gastroenterology
  • Covers a range of gastroenterological disorders and organs of the gastrointestinal system
  • Clear format throughout
  • 542 full colour images and illustrations
Author Bio

Teaching Faculty, National Board of Examinations, Senior consultant in General Surgery, Department of Surgical Gastroenterology and Surgical Oncology, St. Isabel’s Hospital Chennai Meenakshi Multispecialty Hospital and Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India