GI/Liver Secrets Plus, 5th Edition

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GI/Liver Secrets Plus, 5th Edition


Stay up to date on today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management with GI/Liver Secrets Plus. This enhanced medical reference book is an excellent resource for understanding the physiology and therapy in hepatic and digestive disease. Whether preparing for an exam or quickly checking a clinical question, the user-friendly Secrets Series® style makes this book a valuable addition to your library!

    • Easily locate important information with bulleted lists, tables, boxes, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference.
    • Access a broad range of topics that focus on all of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management.
      • Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field.
      • Quickly review key concepts with improved "Plus" formatting, which employs a Socratic Q&A approach designed to simulate the types of questions that may be used on patient rounds.
      • Enhance your reference power through bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors.
      • Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment.
      • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

      Top 100 Secrets

      I. Esophagus

      1. Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia 7

        Francis C. Okeke and John O. Clarke

      2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Dısease 14

        Fehmi Ates and Michael Vaezi

      3. Esophageal Causes of Chest Pain 21

        Vito V. Cirigliano and Fouad J. Moawad

      4. Achalasia 29

        Joel E. Richter

      5. Esophageal Cancer 36

        Peter R. McNally, Nimish B. Vakil and John C. Deutsch

      6. Esophageal Anomalies, Infections, and Nonacid Injuries 43

        Mary A. Atia and Francisco C. Ramirez

      7. Barrett’s Esophagus 51

        Nimish B. Vakil

      8. Esophageal and Stomach Pathology 55

        Shalini Tayal

      II. Stomach

      9. Gastritis, Peptic Ulcer Disease, NSAIDS, and Helicobacter pylori Infection 66

        Elizabeth Coss and Byron Cryer

      10. Gastric Cancer 74

        John C. Deutsch

      11. Thickened Gastric Folds 81

        Ryan M. Kwok and Patrick E. Young

      12. Gastroparesis 87

        Richard W. McCallum and Joseph K. Sunny Jr.

      III. Liver & Biliary Tract Disorders

      13. Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Tests 95

        Emily Carey and William D. Carey

      14. General Concepts on Viral Hepatitis 101

        Christina Hanson, Gail Pearson and Marcelo Kugelmas

      15. Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis C 106

        Jorge L. Herrera

      16. Antiviral Therapy for Hepatitis B 115

        Jorge L. Herrera

      17. Autoimmune Hepatitis: Diagnosis 121

        Albert J. Czaja

      18. Autoimmune Hepatitis: Treatment 133

        Albert J. Czaja

      19. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 146

        John E. Eaton, Jayant A. Talwalkar and Nicholas F. LaRusso

      20. Vaccinations and Immunoprophylaxis in Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders 155

        Henry A. Horton, Hayoon Kim and Gil Y. Melmed

      21. Pregnancy and Liver Disease 161

        Devina Bhasin and Roshan Shrestha

      22. Rheumatologic Manifestations of Hepatobiliary Diseases 169

        Sterling G. West

      23. Evaluation of Focal Liver Masses 175

        Mark W. Russo and Roshan Shrestha

      24. Drug-Induced Liver Disease 183

        Herbert L. Bonkovsky, Cemal Yazici and Mark W. Russo

      25. Alcoholic Liver Disease, Acoholism and Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome 193

        Clark Kulig

      26. Vascular Liver Disease 202

        Dawn M. Torres and Angelo H. Paredes

      27. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis 210

        Dawn M. Torres and Stephen A. Harrison

      28. Liver Transplantation 216

        Stevan A. Gonzalez and James F. Trotter

      29. Ascites 225

        Phillip S. Ge, Carlos Guarner and Bruce A. Runyon

      30. Liver Abscess 237

        Jorge L. Herrera and Christopher D. Knudsen

      31. Inheritable Forms of Liver Disease 243

        Bruce R. Bacon

      32. Liver Histopathology 250 

        Kiyoko Oshima

      33. Hepatobiliary Cystic Disease 260 

        Joshua Friedman and Marianne Augustine

      34. Gallbladder Disease: Stones, Crystals and Sludge 266

        Cynthia W. Ko and Sum P. Lee

      35. ERCP Plus Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction 271

        Raj J. Shah

      IV. Pancreatic Disorders


      Peter R McNally, DO, MSRF, FACG,, Chief, GI/Hepatology, Evans Army Hospital, Colorado Springs, Colorado


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