Gastrointestinal Diseases and Their Associated Infections

By Guy D. Eslick, PhD, MMEDSc(Clin Epi), MMEDStat
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Many bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi play key roles in the development of gastrointestinal diseases, and this practical reference brings you up to speed with this increasingly important area. Covering a broad range of GI diseases and cancers, this resource provides an expert overview of the field, ideal for all gastroenterologists and infectious disease physicians.

Key Features
  • Covers infections associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus, gallbladder disease, acute pancreatitis, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, appendicitis, Whipple Disease, Crohn's Disease, and more.
  • Discusses esophageal cancer, gastric cancer, cholangiocarcinoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, and colorectal cancer.
  • Includes chapters on gut microbiome, fecal transplants, and the molecular pathgenesis of gastrointestinal infections.
  • Consolidates today's available information on this timely topic into a single convenient resource.
ISBN 9780323548434
Author Information By Guy D. Eslick, PhD, MMEDSc(Clin Epi), MMEDStat, The University of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia
Published Reviews

"This is a concise, systematic overview of infections and microbiome analysis for a broad spectrum of diseases that affect the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, liver, pancreas, small intestine, and colon."

-Fedja A Rochling, MB BCh MBA (University of Nebraska Medical Center) for Doody's Review Service

Table of Content


1. Infections associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer

2. Peptic Ulcer Disease (PUD) and Gastric Cancer

3. Gallbladder Disease and Cancer

4. Hepatocellular carcinoma

5. Acute pancreatitis

6. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

7. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

8. Appendicitis

9. Colorectal cancer

10. Pancreatic Cancer

11. Viral Gastroenteritis

12. Bacterial Gastroenteritis

13. Molecular pathogenesis of gastrointestinal infections

14. Whipple Disease

15. Celiac Disease

16. Parasitic Diarrhea

17. Hirschsprung-associated enterocolitis

18. Fecal Transplants

Publication Date 18-01-2019
Pages 270
Trim 235 x 191 (7 1/2 x 9 1/4)
Stock Status In Stock
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