Gastroenterology & Hepatology

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Published:
August 25, 2014
Editor(s):
Oren Tirosh
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is one of the most common liver diseases worldwide affecting patients from all ages, races, and ethnic backgrounds. It comprises a spectrum of hepatic pathology ranging from simple steatosis, in which there is an increase of fat accumulation in hepatocytes, to 
Published:
August 21, 2014
Editor(s):
Robert F. Kushner, Christopher D. Still
Bariatric surgery has led to improved health outcomes including significant weight loss and reduction in co-morbidities among patients with obesity. Clinical practice guidelines recommend that patients considering bariatric surgery undergo a comprehensive nutritional assessment. Nutrition and 
Published:
May 12, 2014
Author(s):
John F. Pohl, Christopher Jolley, Daniel Gelfond
During the past 20 years, there has been an explosion of clinical, basic science, and translational research leading to a better understanding of the physiology and disease processes in the gastrointestinal system of children. Endoscopic techniques have improved, correlation of radiographic and 
Published:
February 11, 2014
Editor(s):
Eduardo J. Schiffrin, Philippe Marteau, Dominique Brassart
Now considered an organ with defensive and metabolic capabilities, the intestinal microbiota plays a major role in the local host immune system development and education. It contributes to the generation of a homeostatic balance characterized by the capacity to react against pathogens while 
Published:
August 21, 2012
Author(s):
Jamal A. Ibdah
Pregnancy is a very exciting time, but can be challenging to both the pregnant patient and the caring physician when complicated by a disorder, considering the impact on the health of both the mother and the fetus. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to- date review of liver disorders during 
Published:
August 10, 2012
Author(s):
Zdravko Lorkovic
Gene expression in eukaryotes is regulated at different levels, which need to be coordinated to implement the information in the genome. Now it is clear that post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression such as pre-mRNA splicing, mRNA transport, editing, turnover and translation are as 
Published:
April 12, 2012
Author(s):
David C. Hay
The regenerative capacity of the liver has been recognized for centuries, but when it is overwhelmed by insulting stimuli or is chronically damaged, its regenerative capability is substantially reduced or lost. Researchers have been working to find solutions to cure failing human liver function. 
Published:
December 07, 2011
Editor(s):
Christopher P. Duggan, Kathleen M. Gura, Tom Jaksic
A complex disease entity, intestinal failure (IF) has only recently become accepted as a distinct clinical syndrome. Improvements across a wide range of disciplines—including critical care and organ transplantation as well as surgical, medical, and nutritional therapies—have led to a steady rise in 
Published:
September 12, 2011
Editor(s):
Gerard E. Mullin, Laura E. Matarese, Melissa Palmer
While the gastrointestinal tract ingests, digests, and absorbs nutrients, the liver transforms nutrients, synthesizes plasma proteins, and detoxifies bacteria and toxins absorbed from the gut. It is therefore not surprising that gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases have a major impact on the 
Published:
February 04, 2011
Author(s):
Ralph Boulton, Claire Cousins, Sanjeev Gupta, Humphrey J. F. Hodgson
Combining the advantages of a color atlas with those of a short text, the authors provide systematic coverage of the diseases and disorders of the digestive tract. The book is filled with high quality color imaging and diagrams and includes the latest developments in investigation and management 

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