Health Reference Series: Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook

Editor: Jones, Keith
Publication Year: 2016
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-78-081457-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 21
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

Provides basic consumer health information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract, including facts about the effects of food intolerances, infections, and certain cancers.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part I: Introduction to the Digestive System
    • Chapter 1—Your Digestive System and How It Works
    • Chapter 2— Common Gastrointestinal Symptoms
    • Chapter 3—Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome…
    • Chapter 4—Smoking and Your Digestive System….
    • Part II: Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures Used for Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Chapter 5—Endoscopic Procedures and Related Concerns
    • Chapter 6—Upper and Lower GI Series….
    • Chapter 7—Diagnostic Liver Tests
    • Chapter 8—Other Diagnostic Tests of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Chapter 9—Gastrointestinal Surgical Procedures
    • Part III: Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Chapter 10—Dyspepsia
    • Chapter 11—Barrett's Esophagus…
    • Chapter 12—Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)….
    • Chapter 13—Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (EGIDs)
    • Chapter 14—Swallowing Disorders.
    • Chapter 15—Peptic Ulcers…
    • Chapter 16—Gastroparesis
    • Chapter 17—Other Diseases of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Chapter 18—Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia (GAVE) - Watermelon Stomach
    • Part IV: Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Chapter 19—Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    • Chapter 20—Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
    • Chapter 21—Appendicitis….
    • Chapter 22—Gallstones
    • Chapter 23—Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
    • Chapter 24—Colon Polyps….
    • Chapter 25—Congenital and Pediatric Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal (GI) Tract
    • Chapter 26—Hemorrhoids
    • Chapter 27—Abdominal Adhesions
    • Chapter 28—Proctitis
    • Part V: Disorders of the Digestive System's Solid Organs: The Liver and Pancreas
    • Chapter 29—Pancreatitis
    • Chapter 30—Autoimmune Hepatitis
    • Chapter 31—Biliary Atresia.
    • Chapter 32—Cirrhosis of the Liver
    • Chapter 33—Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis…
    • Chapter 34—Other Liver Disorders
    • Part VI: Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Chapter 35—Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors…
    • Chapter 36—Esophageal Cancer
    • Chapter 37—Gastric Cancer
    • Chapter 38—Small Intestine Cancer
    • Chapter 39—Colon Cancer…
    • Chapter 40—Rectal Cancer
    • Chapter 41—Gallbladder Cancer
    • Chapter 42—Pancreatic Cancer.
    • Chapter 43—Islet Cell Carcinoma…
    • Chapter 44—Liver Cancer….
    • Chapter 45—Anal Cancer
    • Part VII: Food Intolerances and Infectious Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
    • Chapter 46—Lactose Intolerance
    • Chapter 47—Celiac Disease.
    • Chapter 48—Food- and Water-Borne Diseases.
    • Chapter 49—Whipple Disease…
    • Chapter 50—Rotavirus
    • Chapter 51—Norovirus…
    • Chapter 52—Clostridium Difficile Infection
    • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
    • Chapter 53—Glossary of Terms Related to Gastrointestinal Disorders
    • Chapter 54—Resources for Information about Gastrointestinal Conditions…