Gastroenterology is the study of the normal function and diseases of the
esophagus,stomach, small intestine,colon and rectum,pancreas,gallbladder,bile
ducts and liver. It involves a detailed understanding of the normal action
(physiology) of the gastrointestinal organs including the movement of material
through the stomach and intestine,the digestion and absorption of nutrients into
the body, removal of waste from the system, and the function of the liver as a
digestive organ. This book is a practical book to recent advances in the field of
gastroenterology.In essence,all normal activity and disease of the digestive organs
are part of the study of Gastroenterology. This book has been new topics added.
Chapters cover the diagnosis and management of disorders in all areas of the
gastrointestinal system.Chapters on the latest modalities.The book is enhanced by
clinical photographs,illustrations andtables.