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Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology Synopsis

Encyclopedia of Gastroenterology, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and concise reference on all aspects of gastroenterology and hepatology, including the organs in the gastrointestinal system, their functions in health and disease, and strategies or procedures to resolve or prevent problems and disease. This concise, up-to-date information includes comprehensive sections on the impact of nutrition, gastrointestinal microbiota, lifestyle, commonly used drugs, and surgical procedures on health and disease. Since the first edition, attention to the roles of nutrition and gastrointestinal microorganisms (microbiota, formerly Microbiota) in health and disease has skyrocketed. In addition, an entirely new section on obesity and diabetes is included.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780128124604
Publication date: 1st November 2019
Author: Ernst J. (Professor of Medicine, and CEO, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Kuipers
Publisher: Academic Press Inc an imprint of Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Mixed media product
Pagination: 3000 pages
Categories: Endocrinology, Gastroenterology,

About Ernst J. (Professor of Medicine, and CEO, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) Kuipers

Ernst Kuipers (MD, PhD) trained in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology in The Netherlands. He worked as postdoctoral researcher at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN. He became professor of Medicine and chair of the Departments of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (2000), Internal Medicine (2006), and Surgery (2012) of Erasmus MC University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. His clinical and research interests include early neoplastic gastrointestinal conditions, with focus among others on colorectal cancer screening. He is fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and a member of the Clinical Practice Committee of this Association. He serves as the World Endoscopy Organization's regional lead on ...

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