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Functional and Motility Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

A Case Study Approach

Lacy, Brian E., Crowell, Michael D., DiBaise, John K. (Eds.)

2015, XIII, 285 p. 34 illus., 22 illus. in color.

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  • A case study approach with an emphasis on diagnosis and treatment
  • Each chapter includes tables of clinical "pearls" and differential diagnosis
  • Written by international experts in the field of motility disorders​

This volume covers the myriad of functional and motility gastrointestinal disorders in a comprehensive manner. The book is divided into seven major sections, with each section beginning with a brief case presentation highlighting the specific disorder to be reviewed. Appropriate criteria is highlighted, followed by a brief review on the epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of each specific disorder. Two to three key teaching “pearls”, test questions, and key references are also provided for each chapter. The book is organized so that each chapter can stand on its own and be used as a quick reference source in the clinic. Alternatively, it can be read cover to cover as an authoritative textbook on gastrointestinal functional and motility disorders.

Written by international experts in the field of motility disorders, Functional and Motility Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract: A Case Study Approach is an invaluable resource for experienced physicians, students, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. ​ 

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Anorectal Disorders - Colonic Disorders - Esophageal Disorders - Gallbladder Disorders - Gastroduodenal Disorders

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Medicine

Table of contents 

Section I. Esophageal Disorders (Section Editor: Michael D. Crowell)

Chapter 1. Globus
Robert T. Kavitt and Michael F. Vaezi

Chapter 2. Dysphagia
Kimberly N. Harer and David A. Katzka

Chapter 3. Noncardiac Chest Pain
Sami R. Achem

Chapter 4. Functional Gastrointestinal and Motility Disorders: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Dawn Francis and Raul Badillo

Section II. Gastroduodenal Disorders (Section Editor: Brian E. Lacy)

Chapter 5. Aerophagia, Belching, and Rumination
Benjamin Stein and Brian E. Lacy

Chapter 6. Dyspepsia
Kelly Everhart and Brian E. Lacy

Chapter 7. Chronic nausea
Maria I. Vazquez-Roque and Ernest P. Bouras

Chapter 8. Gastroparesis
Blake Scott and Kenneth L. Koch

Chapter 9. Cyclical Vomiting Syndrome
Nicholas J. Talley and Kate Napthali

Section III. Small Intestine Disorders (Section Editor: John K. DiBaise)

Chapter 10. Gas and Bloating
Cristina Almansa, Kenneth DeVault, and Lesley A. Houghton

Chapter 11. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth
Konstantinos Triantafyllou and Mark Pimentel

Chapter 12. Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction
Scott Gabbard and John K. DiBaise

Section IV. Gallbladder disorders (Section Editor: John K. DiBaise)

Chapter 13. Functional Gallbladder Disorder
Stephanie L. Hansel

Chapter 14. Right Upper Quadrant Pain after Cholecystectomy
Lincoln Eduardo Villela Vieira de Castro Ferreira, Fábio Heleno de Lima Pace, and Todd H. Baron

Section V. Colonic Disorders (Section Editor: Brian E. Lacy)

Chapter 15. Chronic Constipation
Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein and Sarah Umar

Chapter 16. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lucinda Harris and Sarah Umar

Chapter 17. Colonic Inertia
Adil E. Bharucha and Michael Camilleri

Chapter 18. Chronic Diarrhea
Amy S. Oxentenko and Darrell S. Pardi

Section VI. Anorectal Disorders (Section Editor:  Michael D. Crowell)

Chapter 19. Fecal Incontinence
Vanessa C. Costilla and Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein

Chapter 20. Rectal Pain
Zilla H. Hussain, Brian E. Lacy, and Stefan D. Holubar

Section VII. The Functional GI Patient (Section Editor: John K. DiBaise)

Chapter 21. Complementary and Alternative Management Strategies in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Andrea Bollom and Anthony Lembo

Appendix: Answers to Teaching Questions

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