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Packed with Board–focused hints, case studies and an online Board–standard MCQ test offering CME credits, this fantastic book covers every gastroenterology disease and symptom you re likely to encounter and is the perfect tool to prepare for Board exams and certification.


Contents:

 
 
How to Pass the Boards in Gastro enterology and Hepatology


 
1
First time takers
 


 
2
Recertifying


 
3
Tips and Tricks


 
4
Topics to Focus on


 
 
Esophagus and Stomach


 
 
Pathobiology of the Esophagus and Stomach


 
1
Anatomy, Embryology and Congenital Malformations of the Esophagus and Stomach
 


 
2
Esophageal Function
 


 
3
Gastric Motor Function
 


 
4
Gastric Acid Secretion and Hormones
 


 
 
Other Diagnostic Modalities


 
5
Radiologic Approach to Diagnosis in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract 
.


 
6
Esophageal Motility Testing
 


 
7
Ambulatory Reflux Monitoring
 


 
8
Gastric Motility Testing
 


 
 
Problem–Based Approach to Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis


 
9
General Approach to History Taking and Physical Exam of the Upper GI Tract
 


 
10
Heartburn, Regurgitation and Chest Pain 
 


 
11
Dysphagia
 


 
12
Miscellaneous Upper Symptoms
 


 
13
Dyspepsia and Indigestion
 


 
14
Nausea and Vomiting
 


 
15
Hematemesis
 


 
 
Diseases of the Esophagus


 
16
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Extraesophageal GERD
 


 
17
Barrett′s Esophagus .
 


 
18
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
 


 
19
Achalasia
 


 
20
Other Esophageal Motility Disorders
 


 
21
Infections in the Immunocompetent and Immunocompromised Patient
 


 
22
Strictures, Rings and Webs
 


 
23
Mechanisms of Esophageal Injury
 


 
24
Surgery for Benign Esophageal Disease
 


 
25
Esophageal Cancer 
 


 
 
Diseases of the Stomach.


 
26
Peptic Ulcer Disease
 


 
27
Helicobacter pylori
 


 
28
Gastritis
 


 
29
Gastroparesis
 


 
30
Non–Variceal Upper GI Bleeding
 


 
31
Gastric Tumors
 


 
32
Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis
 


 
33
Hernias and Volvulus
 


 
34
Surgery for Peptic Ulcer Disease
 


 
35
Esophageal and Gastric Involvement in Systemic and Cutaneous Disease
 


 
 
Functional Diseases


 
36
Functional Esophageal Disorders
 


 
37
Functional Stomach Disorders
 


 
 
Intestine and Pancreas


 
 
Pathobiology of the Intestine and Pancreas


 
1
Clinical Anatomy, Embryology and Congenital Anomalies
 


 
2
Small Intestinal Hormones and Neurotransmitters 
 


 
3
Mucosal Immunology of the Intestine
 


 
4
Motor and Sensory Function
 


 
5
Neoplasia
 


 
 
Problem–Based Approach to Diagnosis and Differential Diagnosis.


 
8
General Approach to Relevant History Taking and Physical Examination
 


 
9
Acute Abdominal Pain
 


 
10
Acute Diarrhea
 


 
11
Chronic Diarrhea.
 


 
12
Loss of Appetite and Loss of Weight
 


 
13
Food Allergy and Intolerance
 


 
14
Abdominal Bloating and Visible Distention
 


 
15
Obesity and Presentations after Anti–obesity Surgery
 


 
16
Assessment of Nutritional Status
 


 
17
Hematochezia
 


 
18
Obscure GI Bleeding .
 


 
19
Constipation
 


 
20
Perianal Disease
 


 
21
Fecal Incontinence
 


 
22
Colorectal Cancer Screening
 


 
23
Endoscopic Palliation of Cancer
 


 
 
Diseases of the Small Intestine.


 
24
Crohn s Disease
 


 
25
Tumors of the Small Intestine
 


 
26
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
 


 
27
Celiac Sprue and Tropical Sprue
 


 
28
Whipple s Disease
 


 
29
Short Bowel Syndrome
 


 
30
<A!D83>Protein–Losing Gastroenteropathy
 


 
31
Acute Mesenteric Ischemia (AMI) and Chronic Mesenteric Insufficiency
 


 
32
 
 


 
33
Intestinal Obstruction and Pseudo–obstruction
 


 
 
Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.


 
34
Ulcerative Colitis
 


 
35
Infectious Proctocolitis, Microscopic and Collagenous Colitis, Clostridium difficile Infection and Pseudomembranous Colitis 
 


 
35
Colonic Ischemia 
 


 
37
Acute Diverticulitis 
 


 
38
Acute Colonic Pseudo–obstruction 
 


 
39
Colonic Polyps and Colon Cancer
 


 
40
Anorectal Testing
 


 
41
Abdominal Abscesses and Gastrointestinal Fistula
 


 
42
Acute Appendicitis
 


 
43
Pregnancy and Luminal GI Disease
 


 
44
Consequences of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
 


 
 
Diseases of the Pancreas.


 
45
Acute Pancreatitis and Peripancreatic Fluid Collections
 


 
46
Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Pseudocysts
 


 
47
Autoimmune Pancreatitis
 


 
48
Pancreatic Cancer and Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms
 


 
 
 
 


 
 
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders.


 
49
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
 


 
50
Functional Constipation and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
 


 
51
Chronic Functional Abdominal Pain
 


 
52
Functional Abdominal Bloating and Gas
 


 
 
Transplantation.


 
53
Gastrointestinal Complications of Solid Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation
 


 
 
Liver and Biliary Tract


 
 
Diagnostic Approaches in Liver Disease.


 
1
Approach to History Taking and Physical Examination in Liver and Biliary Disease
 


 
 
a. Should incorporate the prior content and include problem based approach: I: Jaundice and pruritus, ii: right upper quandrant pain, & iii: assessment of abornal liver injury tests
 


 
2
Fulminant Liver Failure
 


 
3
Imaging of the Liver and Biliary Tree
 


 
 
a. emphasis on imaging but should incorporate clinical issues related to mass lessions (this should be consolidation of two prior very similar chapters)
 


 
4
Assessment of liver fibrosis: liver biopsy and other techniques
 


 
5
Endoscopic techniques used in the management of liver and biliary tree disease
 


 
 
a: ERCP  b: EUS
 


 
 
Disease of the Liver


 
6
Acute Viral Hepatiti
 


 
 
i: Hepatitis A & E  ii: Other viruses
 


 
7
Chronic Viral Hepatitis
 


 
 
I: Hepatitis B &D ii: Hepatitis C I(to be written late in the course of development to make as up to date as possible) iii: the HIV infected patient with viral hepatitis
 


 
8
Bacterial, Parasistic and other infections of the Liver
 


 
9
Toxic Liver Disease
 


 
 
i: Drug induced Hepatotoxicity ii: Alcoholic Liver Disease
 


 
10
Autoimmune Liver Diseases
 


 
 
i: Autoimmune Hepatitis ii: primary biliary cirrhosis  iii: celiac sprue
 


 
11
Vascular Diseases of the Liver
 


 
 
i: Budd–Chiari  ii: SOS syndrome  iii: Hepatic complications of cancer therapy and BMT
 


 
12
Metabolic Syndrome and NASH
 


 
13
Metabolic liver disease
 


 
14
Hepatic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
 


 
15
Diseases of the Biliary Tract and Gallbladder
 


 
 
i: Gallstones/Cholecystitis ii: Polyps of the Gallbladder, Cholesterolosis and Adenomyomatosis  iii: Pyogenic Cholangitis  iv: Cancer of the Gallbladder, Biliary Tree and Ampulla of Vater  v: Biliary Tract infections (Cover flukes)  vi: Autoimmune cholangiopathies vii:  PSC
 


 
 
Problems Related to Chronic Liver Disease.


 
16
Portal Hypertension
 


 
 
i: Varices, ii: Ascites iii: Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis iv: Hepatorenal Syndrome  v: Heptatic Encephalopathy  vi: Hepatopulmonary Syndrome/ Hepatoplumonary Hypertension
 


 
17
Tips
 


 
18
Primary Carcinoma of the Liver
 


 
 
i: address HCC management and discussion of liver transplant ii: discuss moder Hepatology based management of cholangiocarcinoma
 


 
19
Pregnancy and liver disease
 


 
20
Pediatric Liver Disease
 


 
 
I; topics that netersect adult Gi, a: biliary atreasia survivors b: CF and the liver  c: Inborn errors of metabolism  d: metabolic diseases: Hemochromatosis, alpha 1 antitryspin deficiency, wilsons disease.
 


 
 
Liver Transplantation


 
21
Indications and Patient Selection
 


 
22
What hpatologists Must Know About Liver Transplant Surgery.
 


 
 
i:  empahsize technical and anatomic issues, ii: discuss donor selection in deceased (CD and DBD) iii; living donor transplantation iv: the first 30 days, technical issues
 


 
23
Immunosuppression: The Essentials .
 


 
24
Medical management of Liver Transplant patient
 


 
25
Organ allocation policy: practical issues and challenges to the Gastroenterologist
 


 
 
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Trial Board Questions and Answers


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781118829066
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd (Wiley–Blackwell)
Publication date: June, 2016
Pages: 592
Weight: 571g
Availability: Not yet published
Subcategories: Diseases and Disorders, Gastroenterology, General, General Practice, Hepatology, Medical Study and Teaching Aids

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