Sleisenger and Fordtran’s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease- 2 Volume Set, 10th Edition


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Now in its 10th edition, Sleisenger and Fordtran’s Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease remains your indispensable source for definitive, state-of-the-art answers on every aspect of gastroenterology and hepatology. Overcome your most complex clinical challenges and make optimal use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments—with superb guidance from hundreds of world-renowned authorities. Meticulous updates throughout include the latest approaches and improvements in gastrointestinal and liver disease diagnosis and therapy as well as hundreds of images and 35 new procedural videos.

“ of the most valuable clinical resources in the dynamic field of gastroenterology and hepatology.” Reviewed by Brindusa Diaconu on behalf of the Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, July 2015

“ engaging, educational yet clinically orientated textbook which is relevant to modern clinical practice.” Reviewed by Dr Harry Brown on behalf of, April 2015

“I can personally attest to the remarkable advances that have been made, as I was author of the chapter on eosinophilic gastroenteritis in the second edition of the textbook, and reading the same chapter in the tenth edition underscores the important advances that have been made in our understanding of the molecular basis as well as the pathophysiology of this and related disorders.” Foreword by Norton J. Greenberger, MD Boston, Massachusetts, June 2015

New to this Edition


  • Stay up to date with emerging and challenging topics: enteric microbiota and probiotics; fecal microbiota transplantation; Clostridium difficile colitis; and factitious gastrointestinal diseases.


  • Incorporate the latest findings and improvements in care for liver disease patients-from diagnosis and treatment through post-treatment strategies and management of complications.


  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

Key Features


  • Get the essential gastroenterology information you need from one authoritative source with an outstanding global reputation for excellence.


  • Zero in on the key information you need to know with a consistent, full-color chapter design.


Author Information
By Mark Feldman, MD, William O. Tschumy Jr., MD, Chair of Internal Medicine, Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas; Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas; Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts; The Anton R. Fried, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Massachusetts; Assistant Chief of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Emeritus Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York

ISBN Number9781455746927
Main AuthorBy Mark Feldman, MD, Lawrence S. Friedman, MD and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD
Copyright Year2016
Edition Number10
Trim276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
IllustrationsApprox. 2337 illustrations (1905 in full color)
Page Count2616
Publication Date20 Jan 2015
Stock StatusIN STOCK


Section I. Biology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

1. Cellular Growth and Neoplasia

2. Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation

3. Enteric Microbiota

4. Gastrointestinal Hormones and Neurotransmitters

Section II. Nutrition in Gastroenterology5. Nutritional Principles and Assessment of the Gastroenterology Patient

6. Nutritional Management

7. Obesity

8. Surgical and Endoscopic Treatment of Obesity

9. Feeding and Eating Disorders

10. Food Allergies

Section III. Symptoms, Signs, and Biopsychosocial Issues11. Acute Abdominal Pain

12. Chronic Abdominal Pain

13. Symptoms of Esophageal Disease

14. Dyspepsia

15. Nausea and Vomiting

16. Diarrhea

17. Intestinal Gas

18. Fecal Incontinence

19. Constipation

20. Gastrointestinal Bleeding

21. Jaundice

22. Biopsychosocial Issues in Gastroenterology

23. Factitious Gastrointestinal Disease

Section IV. Topics Involving Multiple Organs

24. Oral Disease and Oral-Cutaneous Manifestations of Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

25. Diverticula of the Pharynx, Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine

26. Abdominal Hernias and Gastric Volvulus

27. Foreign Bodies, Bezoars, and Caustic Injury

28. Abdominal Abscesses and Gastrointestinal Fistulas

29. Eosinophilic Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

30. Protein-Losing Gastroenteropathy

31. Gastrointestinal Lymphomas

32. Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs)

33. Neuroendocrine Tumors

34. Gastrointestinal Consequences of Infection With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

35. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Complications of Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation

36. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Manifestations of Systemic Diseases

37. Vascular Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract

38. Surgical Peritonitis and Other Diseases of the Peritoneum, Mesentery, Omentum, and Diaphragm

39. Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disorders in the Pregnant Patient

40. Radiation Injury

41. Preparation for and Complications of GI Endoscopy

Section V. Esophagus

42. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Esophagus

43. Esophageal Neuromuscular Function and Motility Disorders

44. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

45. Barrett’s Esophagus

46. Esophageal Disorders Caused by Medications, Trauma, and Infection

47. Esophageal Tumors

Section VI. Stomach and Duodenum

48. Anatomy, Histology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Stomach and Duodenum

49. Gastric Neuromuscular Function and Neuromuscular Disorders

50. Gastric Secretion

51. Helicobacter pylori Infection

52. Gastritis

53. Peptic Ulcer Disease

54. Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach and Other Gastric Tumors

Section VII. Pancreas

55. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Pancreas

56. Pancreatic Secretion

57. Hereditary, Familial, and Genetic Disorders of the Pancreas and Pancreatic Disorders in Childhood

58. Acute Pancreatitis

59. Chronic Pancreatitis

60. Pancreatic Cancer, Cystic Pancreatic Neoplasms, and Other Nonendocrine Pancreatic Tumors

61. Endoscopic Treatment of Pancreatic Disease

Section VIII. Biliary Tract

62. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Developmental Anomalies, and Pediatric Disorders of the Biliary Tract

63. Biliary Tract Motor Function and Dysfunction

64. Bile Secretion and the Enterohepatic Circulation

65. Gallstone Disease

66. Treatment of Gallstone Disease

67. Acalculous Biliary Pain, Acute Acalculous Cholecystitis, Cholesterolosis, Adenomyomatosis, and Gallbladder Polyps

68. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Recurrent Pyogenic Cholangitis

69. Tumors of the Bile Ducts, Gallbladder, and Ampulla

70. Endoscopic and Radiologic Treatment of Biliary Disease

Section IX. Liver71. Embryology, Anatomy, Histology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Liver

72. Liver Physiology and Energy Metabolism

73. Liver Chemistry and Function Tests

74. Overview of Cirrhosis

75. Hemochromatosis

76. Wilson Disease

77. Other Inherited Metabolic Disorders of the Liver

78. Hepatitis A

79. Hepatitis B

80. Hepatitis C

81. Hepatitis D

82. Hepatitis E

83. Hepatitis Caused by Other Viruses

84. Bacterial, Parasitic, and Fungal Infections of the Liver, including Liver Abscess

85. Vascular Diseases of the Liver

86. Alcoholic Liver Disease

87. Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

88. Hepatic Drug Metabolism and Liver Disease Caused by Drugs

89. Liver Disease Caused by Anesthetics, Chemicals, Toxins, and Herbal Preparations

90. Autoimmune Hepatitis

91. Primary Biliary Cirrhosis

92. Portal Hypertension and Variceal Bleeding

93. Ascites and Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

94. Hepatic Encephalopathy, Hepatorenal Syndrome, Hepatopulmonary Syndrome, and Other Systemic Complications of Liver Disease

95. Acute Liver Failure

96. Hepatic Tumors and Cysts

97. Liver Transplantation

Section X. Small and Large Intestine

98. Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, and Developmental Anomalies of the Small and Large Intestine

99. Small Intestinal Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction

100. Colonic Motor and Sensory Function and Dysfunction

101. Intestinal Electrolyte Absorption and Secretion

102. Digestion and Absorption of Dietary Fat, Carbohydrate, and Protein

103. Intestinal Digestion and Absorption of Micronutrients

104. Maldigestion and Malabsorption

105. Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

106. Short Bowel Syndrome

107. Celiac Disease

108. Tropical Diarrhea and Malabsorption

109. Whipple’s Disease

110. Infectious Enteritis and Proctocolitis

111. Food Poisoning

112. Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea and Clostridium difficile Infection

113. Intestinal Protozoa

114. Intestinal Worms

115. Crohn’s Disease

116. Ulcerative Colitis

117. Ileostomy, Colostomy, and Pouches

118. Intestinal Ischemia

119. Intestinal Ulcerations

120. Appendicitis

121. Diverticular Disease of the Colon

122. Irritable Bowel Syndrome

123. Intestinal Obstruction

124. Ileus and Pseudo-obstruction

125. Tumors of the Small Intestine

126. Colonic Polyps and Polyposis Syndromes

127. Colorectal Cancer

128. Other Diseases of the Colon and Rectum

129. Diseases of the Anorectum

Section XI. Additional Treatments for Patients with Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease

130. Probiotics and Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

131. Complementary and Alternative Medicine

132. Palliative Care for Patients with Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Disease

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