This note is a
set of concise, practical guidelines and checklists for the management of common
problems in gastroenterology and hepatology. The guidelines are not rigid and do
not apply to all situations. They are intended to provide the clinician,
especially trainees, easy access to basic information needed in day-to-day
decision-making and care.
Author(s): University of Colorado School of Medicine
This note covers the following topics: Overview of Embryology, Overview of Physiology, Gastroduodenal
Pathophysiology and Disorders, Pathology of Esophagus and Stomach, Mucosal Immunology of the GI Tract, Lipid Digestion, Absorption and Malabsorption,
Minicases: Esophagus and Gastric Disorders,Intestinal Pathophysiology, Pathology of the Intestines, Clinic: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Minicases:
Malabsorption, Gastrointestinal Neoplasms, Physiological Chemistry of GI Lipids, Physiology and Biochemistry of the Pancreas, Acute and Chronic
Pancreatitis, Pathology of Pancreas and Biliary Tract, Biliary Secretion, Cholestasis and Gallstone Formation, Imaging of the GI Tract, Diagnostic and
Therapeutic Endoscopy, Pathology of the Liver, Immunology of the Liver, Jaundice and Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism, Alcohol and
Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Physiology and Biochemistry of the Liver, Minicases: Pancreas and Biliary Disease, Clinic: Chronic Liver Disease and
Liver Transplantation, Minicases: Liver Disease, Pathophysiological Consequences of Cirrhosis.
This note explains the following topics about Peutz Jeghers Syndrome:
Cancer in Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome, Additional Complications, Patient Education,
Patient History, Physical Examination, Laboratory Studies, Imaging Studies,
Histologic Findings, Surgical Care and Pharmacologic Management.