Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

eBook - 2012
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Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract, Fifth Edition -- winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Internal Medicine -- covers the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of the GI Tract while linking the clinical disease or disorder, bridging the gap between clinical and laboratory medicine.

The gastrointestinal system is responsible for the breakdown and absorption of various foods and liquids needed to sustain life. Other diseases and disorders treated by clinicians in this area include: food allergies, constipation, chronic liver disease and cirrhosis, gallstones, gastritis, GERD, hemorrhoids, IBS, lactose intolerance, pancreatic, appendicitis, celiac disease, Crohn's disease, peptic ulcer, stomach ulcer, viral hepatitis, colorectal cancer and liver transplants.

The new edition is a highly referenced and useful resource for gastroenterologists, physiologists, internists, professional researchers, and instructors teaching courses for clinical and research students.

Publisher: Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, [2012]
Edition: 5th ed.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780123820266
9780123820273
Characteristics: 1 online resource (2 volumes (xix, 2197 pages, L13 pages)) : illustrations (some color)

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