Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics

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This instrumental guide concentrates on the pharmacologic treatment for specific gastrointestinal situations, including motility disorders, pregnancy and cirrhosis. Primary emphasis is placed on the mechanisms of drugs and their therapeutic benefit. The book is divided in 15 sections covering: fundamentals of GI pharmacology; acid-related disorders; motility disorders; functional GI disorders; pain management; GI water flux; infections of the gut; acute and chronic noninfectious inflammatory states; pharmacologic therapy for hepatic disorders; biliary pharmacolgy; pancreas; pharmacology of GI vasculature; special issues; and drug assessment.... virus.612, 13 Idiopathic esophageal ulcers have been documented in approximately 10% of patients with esophageal ... a biopsy of endoscopically normal epithelium never yields a pathogen and rarely shows high-grade inflammation and ... disease is esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with brushings and biopsies.4 Candida may be diagnosed by visual ... but esophagrams do not allow sampling of the mucosa and are not reliable enough to guide therapy.612 Blind brushings ofanbsp;...

Title:Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Author:Gerald Friedman, Eugene D. Jacobson, Richard W. McCallum
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 1997


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