Snapshots in Gastroenterology

by S Devaji Rao

The study of the normal function and diseases of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon and rectum, pancreas, gallbladder, bile ducts and liver is known as gastroenterology. It involves a detailed understanding of the physiology of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material through the stomach and intestine, the digestion and absorption of nutrients into the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a digestive organ. The explosion of technology and knowledge has changed the diagnostic and therapeutic concepts in this field. The book Snapshots in Gastroenterology is designed to collate all the details in a bulleted and understandable form. The book is aimed at a well read and sophisticated audience, and has a wealth of information essential and necessary for those interested in gastroenterology. Thoughtfully, it covers both the medical and surgical aspects of gastroenterology, making the presentation complete, but concise. This book comprises of 19 chapters which provides a brief discussion on acute and chronic abdominal pain, dysphagia, diarrhea, constipation and fecal incontinence, nausea and vomiting, gaseousness, jaundice, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, esophagus, etc. The photographs and the figures add the color and quality to this book, which fulfill the needs of those practitioners of medicine, more so the students of medical schools.

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Author Author's Affiliation
1. Rao S Devaji St. Isabel’s Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai, India
St Isabel’s Hospital, Mylapore, Paterson Cancer Center, Vadapalani, Harvey Healthcare Limited, Alwarpet, Chennai (Tamil Nadu), India
St. Isabel’s Hospital and Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital, Mylapore, Harvey Multispeciality Hospital, Alwarpet, Chennai, India
National Board of Examinations; St Isabel’s Hospital, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India; Chennai Meenakshi Multispecialty Hospital Ltd, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
National Board of Examinations; St Isabel’s Hospital, Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality Hospital Ltd and Kauvery Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
ISBN 9789351528814
Speciality Gastroenterology
DOI 10.5005/jp/books/12666
Edition 1/e
Publishing Year 2016
Pages 1094
Book Type Professional

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