Gastrointestinal Physiology

Gastrointestinal Physiology

Paperback Lange Physiology

By (author) Kim E. Barrett

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  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical
  • Format: Paperback | 250 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 224mm x 13mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 1 January 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0071423109
  • ISBN 13: 9780071423106
  • Sales rank: 527,227

Product description

This is a system- and disease-based approach to the aspects of gastrointestinal pathophysiology, essential for an understanding of clinical medicine. Bridging the gap between basic science and clinical medicine, this text provides students with a solid understanding of symptom identification and the underlying disease mechanism. It features clinical pearls, learning objectives, study questions, algorithms, and key concepts highlighting the presentation in each chapter.

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Table of contents

Section I. The Integrated Response to a Meal 1. Functional Anatomy of the Gastrointestinal Tract 2. Neurohumoral Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function Section II. Intestinal Secretory Functions 3. Gastric Secretion 4. Pancreatic and Salivary Secretion 5. Water and Electrolyte Absorption and Secretion 6. Intestinal Mucosal Immunology and Ecology Section III. Motility 7. Esophageal Motility 8. Gastric Motility 9. Intestinal Motility Section IV. Transport and Metabolic Functions of the Liver 10. Functional Anatomy of the Liver and Biliary System 11. Bile Formation and Secretion 12. Gallbladder Function 13. Bilirubin and Other Excretory Functions of the Liver 14. Ammonia and Urea Section V. Digestion and Absorption 15. Carbohydrate, Protein, and Water-Soluble Vitamin Assimilation 16. Lipid Assimilation