Medicine » Gastroenterology
- Endoscopy of GI Tract
349 pages, March, 2013
- Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern gastroenterology and other medical specialties. The field of endoscopic procedure has developed over the last decade. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogen ...
- Colonoscopy and Colorectal Cancer Screening - Future Directions
277 pages, February, 2013
- Colorectal cancer (CRC) represents a major public health problem worldwide. Fortunately most CRCs originate from a precursor lesion, the adenoma, which is accessible and removable. This is the rationale for CRC screening programs, which are aimed to ...
- Gastric Carcinoma- New Insights into Current Management
293 pages, January, 2013
- Gastric cancer is the second most common cause of cancer-related death in the world. There are no screening tests available for its diagnosis, therefore patients usually presents in late stages, associated with poor prognosis. Currently, many efforts ...
- Current Topics in Gastritis - 2012
260 pages, January, 2013
- Gastritis, as a medical term, exists for the last 150 years, however, terminology and etiology (including the prognosis ) has changed. Gastritis related medical problems are in the focus of different sub-disciplines: internists , gastroenterologists ...
- Liver Biopsy - Indications, Procedures, Results
292 pages, November, 2012
- Liver biopsy is a procedure that involves obtaining a small piece of liver tissue, which is then analyzed in the laboratory. Liver biopsy may be used to evaluate a mass seen on images, diagnose unexplained liver diseases or abnormal liver function te ...
- Probiotic in Animals
Everlon Cid Rigobelo
272 pages, October, 2012
- Over the last few decades the prevalence of studies about probiotics strains has dramatically grown in most regions of the world. The use of probiotics strains in animals production may reduce several problems caused by antibiotics therapy, growth pr ...
- Celiac Disease - From Pathophysiology to Advanced Therapies
Peter Kruzliak and Govind Bhagat
184 pages, July, 2012
- Celiac disease (CD) is an immune-mediated enteropathy triggered by the ingestion of gluten-containing grains (including wheat, rye and barley) in genetically susceptible individuals. CD can manifest itself with a previously unappreciated range of cli ...
- Neuroendocrine Tumor
64 pages, June, 2012