The stomach is not just a digestive organ.
In fact, it carries many important duties far beyond digestion. After reading
this book, you will learn to appreciate this precious organ and take good care
Endoscopy has had a major impact in
the development of modern gastroenterology and other medical specialties. Topics
covered includes: Pediatric Sedation Related to Endoscopy, Cardiorespiratory
Complications During Moderate and Deep Sedation for Gastrointestinal Endoscopic
Procedures, Diagnostic Endoscopy, Capsule Endoscopy, Endoscopic Management of
Oesophageal and Gastric Varices, Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus
with and Without Dysplasia, The Current Role of Endoscopic Stenting in Upper
Gastrointestinal Surgery, Therapeutic and Diagnostic Approaches in Colonoscopy,
Peculiarities of Paediatric Digestive Endoscopy, Liver Transplantation and
Endoscopic Management of Bile Duct Complications.
The book on Membrane-bound
Atp-dependent Energy Systems and the Gastrointestinal Mucosal Damage and
Protection deals with various aspects of peptic ulcer disease, like clinical
pharmacology, nutrition, molecular biochemical pharmacology as well as clinical
aspects, and especially with the evaluation of certain biochemical mechanisms in
human gastric mucosa and in animal gastric tissues obtained from different ulcer
models. Topics covered includes: General Medical Backgrounds, Clinical
Pharmacology of Drugs Used in the Treatment of Patients with Peptic Ulcer,
Theoretical Backgrounds of the Necessarity for the Changes of Paradigm in Our
Ulcer Research, Membrane-Bound Atp-Dependent Energy System, Biochemical
Examination of the Human Gastrointestinal Tract, Direct Action of Helicobacter
pylori on the Freshly Isolated Rat Gastric Mucosa Cells.
Gastric cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death in
the world. The book makes an insight into the assessment of premalignant
lesions, current management of early gastric cancer, risk and protective factors
in gastric carcinogenesis. The book describes the role of different diagnostic
tools in the preoperative assessment of patients and the most important factors
contributing to the prognosis. Moreover, it describes the current surgical and
chemotherapeutic options for gastric neoplasm.