Quick Reference Dictionary for GI and Hepatology

Jonathan M Fenkel, MD

  • $56.95
  • ISBN 10 1617110191
  • ISBN 13 978-1617110191
  • 312 pp Soft Cover
  • Pub. Date: 2014
  • Order# 70191
Quick Reference Dictionary for GI and Hepatology is a unique, pocket-sized reference designed specifically to provide a magnitude of terms and their definitions, guidelines, and references essential to the gastroenterology profession.

Led by Dr. Jonathan Fenkel and his contributors, this compact, concise, and informative reference contains over 1000 commonly used GI and hepatology terms and definitions. Additionally, Quick Reference Dictionary for GI and Hepatology offers more than 25 quick reference appendices related to common GI and liver diseases.

Some appendices include:
• Causes of acute liver failure
• Approach to elevated liver enzyme tests
• Peptic ulcer disease: therapy and re-bleeding rates
• Colorectal cancer surveillance guidelines
• Scoring of acute pancreatitis
• Differential diagnosis of a pancreatic mass

Quick Reference Dictionary for GI and Hepatology provides an at-your-fingertips guide for anyone who works in the gastroenterology profession, including gastroenterologists, medical students, residents, fellows, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, office staff, and industry sales representatives.
  • Dedication

  • Acknowledgments

  • About The Editor

  • Contributing Authors

  • Introduction

  • Dictionary of Terms

  • List of Appendices

  • Section I Liver

  • Appendix 1: Causes Of Acute Liver Failure

  • Appendix 2: Cutaneous Manifestations Of Liver Disease

  • Appendix 3: Selection Criteria For Liver Transplantation In Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma

  • Appendix 4: Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Protocol

  • Appendix 5: Scoring Systems For Alcoholic Hepatitis

  • Appendix 6: Scoring System For Autoimmune Hepatitis

  • Appendix 7: Targets Of Transplant Immunosuppression

  • Appendix 8: Elevated Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy

  • Appendix 9: Triggers For Hepatic Encephalopathy

  • Appendix 10: Approach To Elevated Liver Enzyme Tests

  • Appendix 11: Interpretation of Hepatitis B Serological Markers

  • Section II GI/Luminal

  • Appendix 12: Grading Of Erosive Esophagitis

  • Appendix 13: Approach to Dsyphagia

  • Appendix 14: Thiopurine Methyltransferase Pathway

  • Appendix 15: Peptic Ulcer Disease Therapy And Rebleeding Rates

  • Appendix 16: Crohn’s Disease Versus Ulcerative Colitis in Tabular Format

  • Appendix 17: Differential Diagnosis Of Terminal Ileitis

  • Appendix 18: Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the GI Tract

  • Appendix 19: Screening And Surveillance For Colorectal Cancer

  • Appendix 20: Classification Of GI Bleeding

  • Appendix 21: Classification Of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Appendix 22: Gluten-Free Foods And Sample Daily Diet For Patients With Celiac Disease

  • Section III Pancreaticobiliary

  • Appendix 23: Scoring Of Acute Pancreatitis

  • Appendix 24: Differential Diagnosis Of A Pancreatic Mass

  • Appendix 25: Types of Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

  • Appendix 26: Types Of Gallstones

  • Financial Disclosures

Jonathan M. Fenkel, MD is an assistant professor of medicine at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
where he is also Director of the Jefferson Hepatitis C Center and Associate Medical Director of Liver Transplantation. He is board certified in internal medicine, gastroenterology, and transplant hepatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Fenkel graduated cum laude and as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania and magna cum laude from Jefferson Medical College, both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland, and completed fellowships in gastroenterology and transplant hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Fenkel has been recognized by his peers and trainees as an outstanding educator, including a faculty teaching award in his first year of practice. He has authored more than 40 scientific works, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, abstracts, and poster presentations. He is a member of the editorial board of the World Journal of Hepatology. He has served as an invited peer reviewer for many prestigious journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association, Hepatology, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, and the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology.

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