Table of Contents

Swallowing disorders and dysphagia.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Esophageal causes of chest pain.
Esophageal cancer.
Esophageal anomalies, infections, and nonacid injuries.
Barrett's esophagus.
Esophageal and stomach pathology.
Gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, NSAIDs, and Helicobacter pylori infection.
Gastric cancer.
Thickened gastric folds.
Evaluation of abnormal liver tests.
General concepts on viral hepatitis.
Antiviral therapy for hepatitis C.
Antiviral therapy for hepatitis B.
Autoimmune hepatitis : diagnosis.
Autoimmune hepatitis : treatment.
Primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis.
Vaccinations and immunoprophylaxis in gastrointestinal and liver disorders.
Pregnancy and liver disease.
Rheumatologic manifestations of hepatobiliary diseases.
Evaluation of focal liver masses.
Drug-induced liver disease.
Alcoholic liver disease, alcoholism, and alcohol withdrawal syndrome.
Vascular liver disease.
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
Liver transplantation.
Liver abscess.
Inheritable forms of liver disease.
Liver histopathology.
Hepatobiliary cystic disease.
Gallbladder disease : stones, crystals, and sludge.
ERCP plus sphincter of Oddi dysfunction.
Acute pancreatitis.
Chronic pancreatitis.
Pancreatic cancer.
Cystic lesions of the pancreas.
Celiac disease.
Crohn's disease.
Ulcerative colitis.
Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease and eosinophilic esophagitis.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Colon disorders and colon cancer.
Constipation and fecal incontinence.
Diseases of the appendix.
Colitis : pseudomembranous, microscopic, and radiation.
Upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage.
Lower gastrointestinal tract bleeding.
Occult and obscure gastrointestinal bleeding.
Evaluation of acute abdominal pain.
Evaluation of acute infectious diarrhea.
Chronic diarrhea.
Aids and the gastrointestinal tract.
Ischemic bowel disease.
Nutrition, malnutrition, and probiotics.
Small bowel and colon pathology.
Foreign bodies and the gastrointestinal tract.
Functional gastrointestinal disorders and irritable bowel.
Endoscopic cancer screening and surveillance.
Rheumatologic manifestations of gastrointestinal diseases.
Dermatologic manifestations of gastrointestinal disease.
Endocrine aspects of gastrointestinal system.
Plain film, barium, and virtual radiography.
Interventional radiology I : cross-sectional imaging procedures.
Interventional radiology II : fluoroscopic and angiographic procedures.
Noninvasive GI imaging : ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging.
Nuclear imaging.
Endoscopic ultrasound.
Advanced therapeutic endoscopy.
Esophageal surgery.
Surgery for peptic ulcer disease.
Surgical approach to the acute abdomen.
Colorectal surgery : polyposis syndromes and inflammatory bowel disease.
Obesity and surgical weight loss.
Minimally invasive surgery.
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