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Patient Pictures: Gastroenterology, 2nd edn

By Penny Neild

Published 2005

70 pages, 31 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-903734-78-0

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Gastroenterology encompasses many diseases and treatment procedures that are best explained, and easiest for patients to understand, when shown diagrammatically. Patient Pictures - Gastroenterology provides clear and simple illustrations covering the most common gastroenterological conditions, investigations and treatments.

Contents

Author's preface
The gastrointestinal tract
Gastrointestinal conditions
Hiatus hernia
Gastro-oesophageal reflux, oesophagitis and Barrett's oesophagus
Oesophageal varices
Oesophageal cancer
Peptic ulcer
Cancer of the stomach (gastric cancer)
Coeliac disease
Gallstones
Chronic pancreatitis
Pancreatic cancer
Cirrhosis of the liver
Irritable bowel syndrome
Crohn's disease
Ulcerative colitis
Diverticular disease
Colorectal polyps
Cancer of the colon
Haemorrhoids
Diagnostic procedures
Endoscopy of the upper gastrointestinal tract
Barium swallow
Barium meal and follow through
Liver biopsy
Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Colonoscopy
Barium enema
Capsule endoscopy
Therapeutic procedures
Dilation of oesophageal stricture
Insertion of an oesophogeal stent
Injection sclerotherapy and banding of oesophageal varices
Extraction of gallstones at endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) 

 

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Penny Neild

St George’s Hospital, London, UK


 

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