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The Clinician’s Guide to Pancreaticobiliary Disorders comprehensively examines the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of disorders of the pancreatic and biliary systems. The reader-friendly format enables gastroenterologists, surgeons, and radiologists to locate and learn about specific topics or conditions of interest. Designed as a practical guide for clinicians, this resource profiles and analyzes an array of conditions. Richly illustrated with images, drawings, figures, and tables, The Clinician’s Guide to Pancreaticobiliary Disorders helps the visual learner enhance understanding of both common and uncommon disorders. Additionally, a four-page color atlas with nine full color photographs is included to further enhance the text. Drs. Gregory Ginsberg and Nuzhat Ahmad, recognized experts from diverse backgrounds, use a multidisciplinary approach to explain how professionals can diagnosis and treat patients with pancreatic and biliary system disorders. They have incorporated a section on development and function, serving as a primer for understanding normal and diseased conditions. A well-organized and handy resource, The Clinician’s Guide to Pancreaticobiliary Disorders provides the knowledge to make informed clinical decisions and properly manage patients with disorders of the pancreas and/or biliary system. Topics Include: Benign and malignant diseases of the biliary system and pancreas Endoscopic diagnoses and therapies Diagnostic imaging for interventional radiological and operative therapies Management of patients with affirmed or suspected disorders
The Clinician's Guide to GI SeriesThe exciting new series, the Clinician's Guide to GI Series is the answer for which today's medical professionals who are managing patients with varying GI disorders have been waiting. As each patient will require a specific care plan, books that are concise, comprehensive and reader-friendly are priceless for the office. Each specialized book included in the Clinician's Guide to GI Series provides the answer to establishing and managing the individualized care plan for each patient. Covering topics such as IBD, liver disease, and acid/peptic disorders, this essential series of books will allow the reader to quickly develop an individualized care plan based upon the recommendations of leading professionals in the field. Written with a similar reader-friendly format and including images, tables, and algorithms, each book in the series will serve as a solid, go-to reference for the practicing gastroenterologist, fellow and medical student, as well as the internist and family practitioner.
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Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD, is Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, and Executive Director of Endoscopic Services at the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems. A graduate of Lafayette College, Easton, PA, and Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, he completed Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC. Dr. Ginsberg’s clinical practice and research have focused on the development of new techniques and the evaluation of new technologies as they apply to endoluminal management disorders of the digestive system. Outside of his professional activity, he finds fulfillment with his wife, Jane, and four daughters, Jenny, Kathleen, Elizabeth, and Meg. Nuzhat A. Ahmad, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division, and Associate Director of Endoscopic Services at the University of Pennsylvania Health Systems. She is also the chief of Gastroenterology at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center.Review:
“I appreciate the many tables which summarized differential diagnoses, drugs associated with disease, and algorithms for patient management. The book is packed with illustrative cholangiograms with arrows to point out the key findings... This book serves as a concise but detailed reference perfect for gastroenterology fellows and can also be a good review for attending physicians. It would be very handy to have this guide available in any endoscopy suite.” -- Erina Foster, MD, Practical Gastroenterology
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Book Description Slack Incorporated, 2005. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG1556426941