Introduction To Gastrointestinal Diseases Vol. 1 by Jakub FichnaIntroduction To Gastrointestinal Diseases Vol. 1 by Jakub Fichna

Introduction To Gastrointestinal Diseases Vol. 1

byJakub Fichna

Paperback | July 5, 2018

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Our own experience shows that there is no simple, yet of good scientific and clinical quality guide for practitioners and patients on gastrointestinal diseases. In the proposed book we will cover a vast area in the field, from GI tract physiology to disease diagnosis and treatment, in a comprehensive and approachable manner. The guide will not replace online resources (often used by patients) or specialized editions addressing experienced medical doctors, but rather fill the gap between those two. Our aim is to design this book so that it appeals to a wider audience; yet - if needed - encourages to explore the field further.

Pharmacist, pharmacologist and gastroenterologist. In 2014 appointed the Head of Department of Biochemistry at the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. Authored more than 160 peer-reviewed publications, focusing principally on novel pharmacological targets for the treatment of functional and inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal...
Title:Introduction To Gastrointestinal Diseases Vol. 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:139 pagesPublished:July 5, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319840673

ISBN - 13:9783319840673


Table of Contents

Part 1:  irritable bowel syndrome and functional gastrointestinal diseases

Part 2:  inflammatory bowel diseases

I.  Introduction

II.  Physiology of the GI tract:

Brain-gut axis + enteric nervous system

Endogenous systems: receptors + ligands (5-HT, ACh, opioids, CB, GPCR, TRP)

Gastrointestinal motility

Water and electrolyte transport

III.  Pathophysiology and risk factors (environmental, genetic, other)

IV.  Clinical features

V.  Diagnostic criteria (with comments)

VI.  Clinical treatment

Pharmacological targets

When is surgery necessary?

Possible complications

Modifications of the treatment

VII.  Patient's guide

Diet & Lifestyle

Intestinal microflora

Psychological aspects & treatment

Co-operation between doctor an

d patient