An Atlas of Investigation and Management
- 128 pages, Color Illustrations (4 Color), Hardcover, 9 x 12"
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Esophageal diseases are among the most commonly seen disorders in the practice of internists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons around the world. This atlas provides clinically relevant information on the anatomy, physiology, and diseases of the esophagus. The book also features a detailed review of esophageal testing. This includes commonly employed methods, such as endoscopy, barium testing, manometry, and pH monitoring, as well as newer modalities, such a endoscopic ultrasound, impedence,and Bravo pH testing. Both the diagnosis and treatment of common and uncommon manifestations of esophageal disorders are covered in-depth, with each disorder illustrated by representative images supported by succinct explanatory text. This atlas will prove to be a useful reference for both clinical practioners and trainees.
- Normal Esophageal Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy of the Esophageal Wall
- Esophageal Testing
- Esophageal Symptom Assessment
- Esophageal Disease States
Non-achalasia Motility Disorders
Webs and Rings
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding
- Gastroenterology Society Guidelines
About The Author
Michael Fredrick Vaezi, MD, PhD, is currently a Professor of Medicine at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in the division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is the Director of Clinical Affairs for the division and Director of Center for Swallowing and Esophageal Disorders and Director of Clinical Research.