Health Reference Series: Gastrointestinal Disorders Source Book

Editor/Author Williams, Angela
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1650-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 16
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Gastrointestinal Diseases and Disorders Sourcebook, Fourth Edition provides readers with updated health information about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases and disorders affecting the esophagus, stomach, intestines, appendix, gall bladder, liver, and pancreas.

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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—Keeping Your Gut in Check
  • Chapter 3—Common Gastrointestinal Symptoms
  • Section 3.1—Bleeding in the Digestive Tract
  • Section 3.2—Gas in the Digestive Tract
  • Section 3.3—Abdominal Pain
  • Section 3.4—Diarrhea
  • Section 3.5—Constipation
  • Section 3.6—Fecal Incontinence
  • Chapter 4—Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Chapter 5—Smoking and Your Digestive System
  • Chapter 6—Effects of Common Medicines on the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Part II: Diagnostic and Surgical Procedures Used for Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Chapter 7—Endoscopic Procedures and Related Concerns
  • Section 7.1—Colonoscopy
  • Section 7.2—Virtual Colonoscopy
  • Section 7.3—Upper GI Endoscopy
  • Section 7.4—Endoscopic Ultrasound
  • Section 7.5—Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Section 7.6—Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
  • Chapter 8—Upper and Lower GI Series
  • Section 8.1—Upper GI Series
  • Section 8.2—Lower GI Series (Barium Enema)
  • Chapter 9—Diagnostic Liver Tests
  • Section 9.1—Tests for Liver Damage
  • Section 9.2—Liver Biopsy
  • Chapter 10—Other Diagnostic Tests of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Section 10.1—Esophageal Manometry Testing”
  • Section 10.2—Gastric Analysis (Stomach Acid Test)
  • Section 10.3—Helicobacter pylori Test
  • Section 10.4—Celiac Disease Tests
  • Section 10.5—Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • Section 10.6—Fecal Occult Blood Tests
  • Chapter 11—Common Gastrointestinal Surgical Procedures
  • Section 11.1—Ostomy Surgery
  • Section 11.2—Colectomy
  • Section 11.3—Bariatric Surgery
  • Part III: Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 12—Dyspepsia
  • Chapter 13—Barrett Esophagus
  • Chapter 14—Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Section 14.1—Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Infants
  • Section 14.2—Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Children and Teens
  • Section 14.3—Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER) and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Adults
  • Chapter 15—Swallowing Disorder: Dysphagia
  • Chapter 16—What You Need to Know about Peptic Ulcers
  • Chapter 17—Gastroparesis
  • Chapter 18—Whipple Disease
  • Chapter 19—Other Diseases of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Section 19.1—Gastritis
  • Section 19.2—Ménétrier Disease
  • Section 19.3—Dumping Syndrome (Rapid Gastric Emptying)
  • Section 19.4—Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome
  • Part IV: Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 20—Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Chapter 21—Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Section 21.1—Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): An Overview
  • Section 21.2—Understanding Crohn Disease
  • Section 21.3—Understanding Ulcerative Colitis
  • Section 21.4—Microscopic Colitis
  • Chapter 22—Appendicitis
  • Chapter 23—Gallstones
  • Chapter 24—Diverticulosis and Diverticulitis
  • Chapter 25—What You Need to Know about Colon Polyps
  • Chapter 26—Congenital and Pediatric Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Section 26.1—Gastroschisis
  • Section 26.2—Hirschsprung Disease
  • Section 26.3—Intussusception
  • Section 26.4—Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Section 26.5—Omphalocele
  • Chapter 27—Anorectal Disorders
  • Section 27.1—Proctitis
  • Section 27.2—Rectocele
  • Section 27.3—Anal Fissure
  • Section 27.4—Anal Abscess (Fistula)
  • Chapter 28—Hemorrhoids
  • Chapter 29—Structural Defects of the Lower GI Tract
  • Chapter 30—Other Disorders of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Section 30.1—Abdominal Adhesions
  • Section 30.2—Intestinal PseudoObstruction
  • Section 30.3—Inguinal Hernia
  • Section 30.4—Short Bowel Syndrome
  • Part V: Disorders of the Digestive System's Solid Organs: The Liver and Pancreas
  • Chapter 31—Viral Hepatitis
  • Chapter 32—Cirrhosis of the Liver
  • Chapter 33—Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Chapter 34—Other Liver Disorders
  • Section 34.1—Porphyria
  • Section 34.2—Type I Glycogen storage Disease
  • Section 34.3—Hemochromatosis
  • Section 34.4—Wilson Disease
  • Section 34.5—Sarcoidosis
  • Chapter 35—Pancreatitis
  • Part VI: Cancers of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 36—Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors
  • Chapter 37—Esophageal Cancer
  • Chapter 38—Gastric Cancer
  • Chapter 39—Small Intestine Cancer
  • Chapter 40—Colon Cancer
  • Chapter 41—Rectal Cancer
  • Chapter 42—Gallbladder Cancer
  • Chapter 43—Pancreatic Cancer
  • Chapter 44—Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Chapter 45—Liver Cancer
  • Chapter 46—Anal Cancer
  • Chapter 47—Gastrointestinal Complications in Cancer Patients
  • Part VII: Food Intolerances and Infectious Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Chapter 48—Lactose Intolerance
  • Chapter 49—Celiac Disease
  • Chapter 50—Food- and Water-Borne Diseases
  • Section 50.1—Foodborne Illnesses: An Overview
  • Section 50.2—Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Section 50.3—Campylobacter Infections
  • Section 50.4—Escherichia coli Infection
  • Section 50.5—Salmonellosis
  • Section 50.6-Shigellosis
  • Section 50.7—Cryptosporidium Infection
  • Section 50.8—Giardiasis
  • Chapter 51—Viral Gastroenteritis
  • Chapter 52—Rotavirus and Norovirus
  • Chapter 53—Helicobacter pylori and Peptic Ulcer
  • Chapter 54—Clostridium difficile Infection
  • Part VIII: Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 55—Glossary of Gastrointestinal Terms
  • Chapter 56—Resources for Information about Gastrointestinal Conditions