Learn the basics and more of gastrointestinal diseases.
Gastrointestinal diseases have become a major medical, social and economic burden worldwide. The larger the number of patients suffering from gastric ulcer and colorectal cancer, the greater the need to properly diagnose and cure.
This book is a comprehensive guide through GI diseases, which can be used by practitioners and patients. It will allow:
- to explore the mechanisms underlying GI diseases
- to accurately diagnose and find the best treatment
- to learn how to alleviate GI disease symptoms by changing diet and lifestyle
This guide has been written by experts in the field who understand the needs of doctors and their patients. With this book, you will make sure that the GI disease can be properly managed.
Pharmacist, pharmacologist and gastroenterologist. In 2014 appointed the Head of Department of Biochemistry at the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. Authored more than 160 peer-reviewed publications, focusing principally on novel pharmacological targets for the treatment of functional and inflammatory diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. Former Young Committee Member of United European Gastroenterology (UEG) National Societies Committee and the leader of the UEG Young Talent Group. Recipient of the UEG Rising Star 2016 Award and the Award of the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences for scientific achievements (2015).
Part 3: Gastric ulcer
Part 4: Colorectal cancer
Anatomy and physiology of the GI tract:
Digestion and absorption in the GI tract
Stomach lining and stomach acid
Histology of the intestine
Hormonal regulation of GI tract function
Pathophysiology and risk factors (environmental, genetic, other)
Diagnostic criteria (with comments)
nbsp; Clinical treatment
When is surgery necessary?
Common adverse effects
Diet & Lifestyle
Psychological aspects & treatment
Co-operation between doctor and pat