Clinical Investigations in Gastroenterology by M.C. BatesonClinical Investigations in Gastroenterology by M.C. Bateson

Clinical Investigations in Gastroenterology

byM.C. Bateson, Ian A.d. Bouchier

Paperback | October 26, 2012

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This volume is an up-to-date review of the basic tests in gastroenterology. It provides a critical analysis of recently developed tests and a thorough appraisal of well-established methods. The text of this edition has been completely revised and re-organised. The selection of tests, their performance and the interpretation of results is presented in a logical and readily accessible format. Most of the chapters deal with the separate organ systems. Copious references to further reading are provided throughout the text, which is enhanced by clear illustrations. Topics covered include: Helicobacter pylori; upper digestive endoscopy; intubation; oesophagus; stomach; duodenum; small and large bowel; absorption; gastrointestinal bleeding; stool examination; pancreas; liver biochemistry, biopsy and radiology; gallbladder and bile ducts; pancreas; laparoscopy and the peritoneum.
Malcolm Bateson is a medical graduate of Birmingham University. After hospital posts in London and Cambridge he went to Dundee, first as a Research Fellow then as a Lecturer in Medicine. He has been a Consultant Physician and Specialist in Gastroenterology in County Durham since 1981. He is actively associated with research in bile a...
Title:Clinical Investigations in GastroenterologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:255 pagesPublished:October 26, 2012Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Helicobacter Pylori. 2. Upper Digestive Endoscopy. 3. Intubation. 4. Oesophagus. 5. Stomach. 6. Small Intestine. 7. Absorption. 8. Colon and Rectum. 9. Gastrointestinal Bleeding. 10. Stool Examination. 11. Pancreas. 12. Liver Biochemistry. 13. Liver Biopsy. 14. Liver Imaging and Manometry. 15. Gallblader and Bile Ducts. 16. Ascites and the Peritoneum. Appendix 1: Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (BSG Guidelines). Appendix 2: BSP Dyspepsia Management Guidelines. Appendix 3: Chronic Diarrhoea. Further Reading: Procedures. Interpretation. Reference Textbooks. Index.