Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology: The Essentials by John F. ReinusGastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology: The Essentials by John F. Reinus

Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology: The Essentials

EditorJohn F. Reinus, Douglas Simon

Paperback | May 5, 2014

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Gastroenterologists require detailed knowledge regarding the anatomy of the GI system in order to understand the disturbances caused by diseases they diagnose and treat. 

Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology will bring together the world’s leading names to present a comprehensive overview of the anatomical and physiological features of the gastrointestinal tract. 

Full colour and with excellent anatomical and clinical figures throughout, it will provide succinct, authoritative and didactic anatomic and physiologic information on all the key areas, including GI motility, hepatic structure, GI hormones, gastric secretion and absorption of nutrients. 

GI trainees will enjoy the self-assessment MCQs, written to the level they will encounter during their Board exams, and the seasoned gastroenterologist will value it as a handy reference book and refresher for re-certification exams
Edited byJohn F. Reinus,MD,Montefiore Medical Center and The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, USA Douglas Simon,MD,Jacobi Medical Center and The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY, US
Title:Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology: The EssentialsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:200 pages, 9.6 × 6.7 × 0.5 inPublished:May 5, 2014Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470674849

ISBN - 13:9780470674840

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Table of Contents

Contributors, vi

Preface, ix

About the companion website, x

1 Structure and innervation of hollow viscera, 1
Laura D. Wood & Elizabeth A. Montgomery

2 Gastrointestinal hormones in the regulation of gut function in health and disease, 15
John Del Valle

3 Gastrointestinal motility, 33
Ikuo Hirano & Darren Brenner

4 Gastrointestinal immunology and ecology, 46
Shehzad Z. Sheikh & Scott E. Plevy

5 Gastric physiology, 58
Mitchell L. Schubert

6 Structure and function of the exocrine pancreas, 78
James H. Grendell

7 Absorption and secretion of fluid and electrolytes, 92
Lawrence R. Schiller

8 Absorption of nutrients, 108
Lawrence R. Schiller

9 Hepatic structure and function, 129
Michelle T. Long & Lawrence S. Friedman

10 The splanchnic circulation, 149
Peter R. Kvietys & D. Neil Granger

11 Composition and circulation of the bile, 164
Allan W. Wolkoff

12 Bilirubin metabolism, 173
Allan W. Wolkoff

Index, 183