Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam

Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M. R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 9781556429538
Release 2011-08-01
Pages 260
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Hepatology is an expanding field – it's hard to keep up. The liver has been sitting there the whole time, but the knowledge surrounding this perplexing organ is exploding; this makes it hard to prepare for board and recertification exams, where 1 in every 4 questions pertains to hepatology. Until now, there has been no single, slim, but high-yield volume that summarizes the hepatology you need to know for the boards. This book has it nailed. The authors have collected every pearl of wisdom, high-yield factlet, liver "board buzzword," hepatic micrograph, and classic liver imaging study they could muster, all while keeping the book a manageable size - because who has time for more than manageable when you're busy? The answer to your study questions (and study time!) can be found inside: Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource. Traditional textbooks usually feature long and detailed discussions that are not directly related to Board and recertification exams. On the flip side, many Board review manuals provide lists and bullet points lacking sufficient background and context. Inside Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam, Drs. Brennan Spiegel and Hetal Karsan present time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appealing format. Why You Will Need to Read Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam: Focuses exclusively on Hepatology review – an area that comprises 25% of the Board exam Carefully vetted board-style vignettes with color images Comprehensive yet succinct answers using a high-yield format Emphasis on key clinical pearls and “board buzzwords” Answers to classic board "threshold values" questions that you need to know but always seem to forget: If an echinococcal liver cyst exceeds XX cm, then the risk of rupture is clinically significant and surgery is warranted Rapid fire crunch-time exam with 135 classic one-liners such as: Spider web collaterals + caudate lobe hypertrophy = Diagnosis Stepwise fever + temperature-pulse dissociation + rose spots + hepatitis = Diagnosis With its focus on pearl after pearl, emphasis on images, and attention to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don't know the answers to (yet), Acing the Hepatology Questions on the GI Board Exam is truly the ultimate crunch-time resource for acing often vexing liver section of the examination, taking recertifying examinations, looking good on clerkship rounds, or for just challenging yourself with interesting and entertaining vignettes.



Acing the GI Board Exam

Acing the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M.R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 1556428685
Release 2009
Pages 250
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In today's fast-paced world, gastroenterology & hepatology residents and fellows struggle to find the time to study for the board exams, prepare for teaching rounds, or just plain read. What is the best way to effectively prepare and study if reading multiple resources can't seem to fit into your daily schedule? The answer to your study questions (and study time!) can be found inside: Acing the GI Board Exam: The Ultimate Crunch-Time Resource Traditional textbooks usually feature long and detailed discussions that are not directly relevant to board and re-certification exams. On the flip side, many board review manuals provide lists and bullet points lacking sufficient background and context. Acing the GI Board Exam by Dr. Brennan Spiegel aims to fill the unmet need in board review by presenting time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appropriate format. Why You Will Need to Read Acing the GI Board Exam: • Carefully vetted board-style vignettes with color images • Comprehensive yet succinct answers using a high-yield format • Emphasis on key clinical pearls and “board buzzwords” • Answers to classic board “threshold values” questions that you need to know but always seem to forget (eg how high must gastrin rise for a secretin stimulation test to be positive?) • Rapid fire crunch time exam with 170 classic one-liners such as: Alopecia + dystrophic nails + colon polyps = Diagnosis Chapters Include: • A compilation of general lessons learned from past test-takers • “Tough Stuff” board review vignettes • Board review “Clinical Threshold Values” • “Crunch-Time” Self Test – time to get your game on! With its focus on pearl after pearl, emphasis on images, and attention to high-yield “tough stuff” vignettes you don't know the answers to (yet), Acing the GI Board Exam is truly the ultimate crunch-time resource for acing the GI and Hepatology examination, taking re-certifying examinations, looking good on clerkship rounds, or for just challenging yourself with interesting and entertaining vignettes.



Acing the IBD Questions on the GI Board Exam

Acing the IBD Questions on the GI Board Exam Author Brennan M. R. Spiegel
ISBN-10 1617110310
Release 2013-05-01
Pages 210
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Especially important for everyday clinical care. And a sub-set of that is testable for the Board exam. The testable material includes time-honored, locked-in-stone, mostly uncontroversial facts that have withstood the test of time. The answer to your study questions (and reduction of your study time!) can be found inside this text. The authors have collected every pearl of wisdom, high-yield factlet, IBD "Board buzzword," micrograph, and classic imaging study they could muster in a manageable size. In today's fast-paced world it is hard to keep up with the burgeoning IBD literature. Traditional textbooks usually feature long and detailed discussions that don't directly address board and recertification exams. On the flip side, many board review manuals provide lists and bullet points lacking sufficient background and context. Drs. Brennan Spiegel and Hetal Karsan, fills the unmet need in board review by presenting time-tested and high-yield information in a rational, useful, and contextually appropriate format.



Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Author Stephen Hauser
ISBN-10 9780199373352
Release 2014-08-15
Pages 480
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The Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review book has been designed to provide a review of core essential knowledge in gastroenterology, hepatology, and relevant related areas of radiology, pathology, endoscopy and nutrition to physicians, trainees and other persons caring for patients, gastroenterology fellows in training, medical residents, medical students, gastrointestinal assistants, nurses, and allied health care personnel. While less detailed than encyclopedic textbooks, it provides much more information than outline booklets. Clinical knowledge to enhance patient management, rather than the latest scientific advances is emphasized. For persons preparing for their board examination, certification or recertification, case-based presentations and numerous board examination-type single best-answer questions with annotated answers are provided. Abundant figures, images and tables are also included. The faculty authoring this book are all Mayo Clinic gastroenterologists and hepatologists who spend most of their time caring for patients and teaching in an academic environment.



Mount Sinai Expert Guides

Mount Sinai Expert Guides Author Jawad Ahmad
ISBN-10 9781118742525
Release 2014-01-27
Pages 584
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Mount Sinai Expert Guides: Hepatology will provide gastroenterology and hepatology trainees with an extremely clinical and accessible handbook covering the major liver diseases and symptoms, their diagnosis and clinical management. Perfect as a point-of-care resource on the hospital wards and also as a refresher for board exam preparation, the focus throughout is on providing rapid reference, essential information on each disease to allow for quick, easy browsing and assimilation of the must-know information. All chapters follow a consistent template including the following features: - An opening bottom-line/key points section - Classification, pathogenesis and prevention of disease - Evidence-based diagnosis, including relevant algorithms, laboratory and imaging tests, and potential pitfalls when diagnosing a patient - Disease management including commonly used medications with dosages, when to perform surgery, management algorithms and how to prevent complications - How to manage special populations, ie, in pregnancy, children and the elderly - The very latest evidence-based results, major society guidelines (AASLD/EASL) and key external sources to consult In addition, the book comes with a companion website housing extra features such as case studies with related questions for self-assessment, key patient advice and ICD codes. Each guide also has its own mobile app available for purchase, allowing you rapid access to the key features wherever you may be. If you're specialising in hepatology and require a concise, practical guide to the clinical management of liver disease, bought to you by one of world's leading hospitals, then this is the perfect book for you. This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.



GI Liver Secrets Plus

GI Liver Secrets Plus Author Peter R McNally
ISBN-10 9780323315777
Release 2014-11-17
Pages 640
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Stay up to date on today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management with GI/Liver Secrets Plus. This enhanced medical reference book is an excellent resource for understanding the physiology and therapy in hepatic and digestive disease. Whether preparing for an exam or quickly checking a clinical question, the user-friendly Secrets Series® style makes this book a valuable addition to your library! Easily locate important information with bulleted lists, tables, boxes, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference. Access a broad range of topics that focus on all of today's most common GI and liver disorders and their management. Apply the latest knowledge and techniques with content thoroughly updated by leaders in the field. Quickly review key concepts with improved "Plus" formatting, which employs a Socratic Q&A approach designed to simulate the types of questions that may be used on patient rounds. Enhance your reference power through bulleted lists, mnemonics, "Key Points" summaries, lists of useful web sites, and practical tips from the authors. Improve content knowledge with a special chapter containing "Top 100 Secrets," providing an overview of essential material for last-minute study or self-assessment. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.



Color Atlas of High Resolution Manometry

Color Atlas of High Resolution Manometry Author Jeffrey Conklin
ISBN-10 0387882952
Release 2009-04-09
Pages 90
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While reflux disease, achalasia, esophageal spasm, gastroparesis and IBS include some of the most common disorders in all disease categories, the understanding of their pathophysiology has remained elusive. The field of clinical gastrointestinal motility has for decades relied on the measurement of intestinal movements for diagnosis and management of these difficult and enigmatic disorders of gut function. Although computers have increased the speed with which we can measure the movements of the gut, the devices to measure this movement have not changed in over 20 years. In the last 2 years, a new technologic breakthrough has taken place in the measurement of intestinal movement. The technology is called high resolution manometry. Rather than the old 4 and 8 channels systems of measuring pressure, high resolution employs 36 closely spaced solid state pressure transducers. By using this technology, the resolution of gut motor activity is incredible. This allows for better ways of viewing motility using color as pressure. This technology makes for beautiful images of gut motility that we have never seen before. We have made diagnoses that would never have been appreciated with the old technology. High resolution manometry is taking over conventional manometry worldwide and represents a dramatic leap in a long time stagnant area.



Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit

Practical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Toolkit Author Kenneth R. DeVault
ISBN-10 9781118829073
Release 2016-07-14
Pages 680
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Packed with Board-focused hints, case studies and an online Board-standard MCQ test offering CME credits, this fantastic book covers every gastroenterology disease and symptom you’re likely to encounter and is the perfect tool to prepare for Board exams and certification.



Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient

Medical Care of the Liver Transplant Patient Author Pierre-Alain Clavien
ISBN-10 9781444398427
Release 2011-11-23
Pages 500
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This book builds on the success of previous editions, once again providing hepatologists the most current clinical guide on how to best treat the liver transplant recipient. With an international mix of experienced contributors, this new edition highlights initial indication and selection of the potential recipient, management of the donor organ, post-operative complications in the patient through to acute recovery, long-term follow-up, and continued health. This provides the user a complete guide to the correct clinical management of both the recipient and the donor organ through all stages of transplantation.



Cotton and Williams Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Cotton and Williams  Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Author Adam Haycock
ISBN-10 9781118406458
Release 2013-12-02
Pages 208
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Translated into seven languages, Cotton and Williams' Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has for the last 25 years been the basic primer for endoscopy around the world, providing clear, clinical and practical guidance on the fundamentals of endoscopy practice, from patient positioning and safety, how to perform different endoscopic procedures, and the latest in therapeutic techniques and advances in technology. It's key strength and reason for its popularity is its step-by-step, practical approach, especially with the use of outstanding colour artwork to illustrate the right and wrong ways to perform endoscopy. Add to this the weight and expertise of its author team, led by Peter Cotton and Christopher Williams, and the final result is an essential tool for all gastroenterologists and endoscopists, particularly trainees looking to improve their endoscopic technique. Joining Peter Cotton, Christopher Williams and Brian Saunders in the seventh edition are two exciting stars in UK and US endoscopy, Adam Haycock and Jonathan Cohen. New to this edition are: Approximately 35 high-quality videos illustrating optimum endoscopy practice, all referenced via “video eyes” in the text Self-assessment MCQs to test main learning points An online clinical photo imagebank to complement the line illustrations, perfect for downloading into scientific presentations Key learning points in every chapter Much more information on mucosal resection techniques and small bowel endoscopy—for capsule and “deep” enteroscopy The latest recommendations and guidelines from the ASGE, ASG, UEGW and BSG. Cotton and Williams' Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, seventh edition is fully modernised, masterful as ever, and once again, the number one endoscopy manual for a whole new generation of gastroenterologists and endoscopists.



Endosonography

Endosonography Author Robert H. Hawes
ISBN-10 9780323296106
Release 2014-06-16
Pages 300
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From diagnostic to therapeutic procedures, Endosonography, 3rd Edition is an easy-to-access, highly visual guide covering everything you need to effectively perform EUS, interpret your findings, diagnose accurately, and choose the best treatment course. World-renowned endosonographers help beginners apply endosonography in staging cancers, evaluating chronic pancreatitis, and studying bile duct abnormalities and submucosal lesions. Practicing endosonographers can learn cutting-edge techniques for performing therapeutic interventions such as drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts and EUS-guided anti-tumor therapy. Videos detailing various methods and procedures—and more—equip you with a complete overview of all aspects of EUS. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Get a clear overview of everything you need to know to establish an endoscopic practice, from what equipment to buy to providing effective cytopathology services. Understand the role of EUS with the aid of algorithms that define its place in specific disease states. Gain a detailed visual understanding and mastery of how to perform EUS systematically using illustrations, high-quality endosonography images, and videos. Glean all essential, up-to-date information about endosonography including transluminal drainage procedures, contrast-enhanced EUS, and fine-needle aspiration techniques. Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders in endosonography, Drs. Robert H. Hawes, Paul Fockens, and Shyam Varadarajulu. Locate information quickly and easily through a consistent chapter structure, with procedures organized by body system.



Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Author Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan
ISBN-10 9781119077602
Release 2017-04-24
Pages 232
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Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Clinician’s Guide provides practical guidance for the diagnosis and management of those suspected or known to have one of the forms of these complex diseases. It is perfect both for gastroenterology trainees learning to care for these patients and the experienced physician as a concise and practical resource for day to day use. Written by the experts, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Clinician’s Guide is an essential tool for all gastroenterologists managing patients with inflammatory bowel disease.



Gastroenterology Board Exam Secrets Study Guide Gastroenterology Test Review for the Abim Gastroenterology Certification Examination

Gastroenterology Board Exam Secrets Study Guide  Gastroenterology Test Review for the Abim Gastroenterology Certification Examination Author Gastroenterology Exam Secrets Test Prep
ISBN-10 1627337318
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 108
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Gastroenterology Board Exam Secrets helps you ace the ABIM Gastroenterology Certification Examination without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Gastroenterology Board Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Gastroenterology Board Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to Gastroenterology Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Lower Esophageal Sphincter, GERD, Helicobacter Pylori, Barrett's Esophagus, Esophageal Cancer, Achalasia, Peptic Ulcer Disease, Gastritis, Gastroparesis, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, Dumping Syndrome, Functional Dyspepsia, Malabsorption, Defective Nutrient Hydrolysis, Impaired Micelle Formation, Bacterial Overgrowth, Enteral Nutrition, Oligomeric Formulas, Elemental Formulas, Hepatic Disease, Renal Disease, HIV Infection, AIDS Enteropathy, Management of Diarrhea, Kaposi Sarcoma, Biliary Disease, Diverticulitis, GI Endocrine Tumors, Carcinoid Syndrome, GI Bleeding, Angiodysplasia, Dieulafoy Lesion, Radiation Proctitis, and much more...



Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Author C. Mel Wilcox
ISBN-10 9781437719093
Release 2012
Pages 619
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Atlas of Clinical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy - by Charles Melbern Wilcox, Miguel Munoz-Navas, and Joseph Jy Sung - provides more high-quality images than any other atlas to help you accurately interpret endoscopic images and diagnose gastrointestinal disorders. This new edition has been updated to cover new radiographic imaging and endoscopic evaluation methods and features an expanded image collection that includes more pathology and radiology images. You'll also have access to the full text and all the images online at www.expertconsult.com, making this comprehensive atlas more convenient than ever. View the complete spectrum of distinct presentations with over 2,000 images - more than any other atlas. Find the images you need quickly thanks to chapters organized by body system and then disease. Identify key features in images using thumbnail diagrams that highlight details without obscuring the picture. Access the fully searchable text online at www.expertconsult.com, along with 50 review questions, an image collection, and differential diagnosis links. Ensure accurate diagnoses with new differential diagnosis discussions and an expanded image collection that includes more pathology and radiology images. Stay current on the newest endoscopic evaluation and imaging methods, including confocal microscopy, CT enterography, PET scans, and Colon capsule imaging. A highly visual and templated guide for accurately interpreting endoscopic images and diagnosing GI disorders



Primo Gastro

Primo Gastro Author Jason M. Guardino
ISBN-10 0781779448
Release 2007-08-01
Pages 328
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Designed for quick, easy point-of-care reference during hospital rounds and in the outpatient clinic, this pocket book provides clinically relevant information on over 100 gastrointestinal, pancreatic, and hepatic problems and important endoscopy topics. Each topic is presented in easy-to-scan bullet lists and tables on interfacing pages, with headings that include definition, epidemiology, etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, physical examination, laboratory studies, diagnostic studies, treatments, complications, and prognosis. The latest national treatment guidelines are presented at the top of the page. When appropriate, topics are cross-referenced to each other.



Managing the Complications of Cirrhosis

Managing the Complications of Cirrhosis Author Atif Zaman
ISBN-10 9781556429576
Release 2011-09-15
Pages 143
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Managing the Complications of Cirrhosis: A Practical Approach is a simple pocket guide for the community gastroenterologist and primary-care provider who manages liver disease. While there are other books available on the market regarding the management of cirrhosis, this reference includes information geared toward the busy practitioner, allowing the reader to reference a chapter that easily addresses the clinical issue at hand. Dr. Atif Zaman provides essential and current information on the management of cirrhosis for the nonhepatologist. Each chapter in Managing the Complications of Cirrhosis: A Practical Approach is broken down into four sections, including a summary of the issue at hand, a diagnosis of the problem, a treatment algorithm, and what to do if the treatment algorithm is ineffective. In addition, each chapter highlights complex cases that have no standard treatment, but have emerging concepts or data. Chapter topics include: • Preventative health issues in patients with cirrhosis • Nutrition in patients with cirrhosis • Management of hepatocellular carcinoma • Pulmonary issues in patients with cirrhosis • Timing of referral for liver transplant With algorithms and tables, Managing the Complications of Cirrhosis: A Practical Approach is the perfect book for all community gastroenterologists, primary-care practitioners, medical residents and fellows, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who provide care in the area of liver disease.



Yamada s Atlas of Gastroenterology

Yamada s Atlas of Gastroenterology Author Daniel K. Podolsky
ISBN-10 9781118512012
Release 2016-01-14
Pages 976
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Access to accurate, high-quality images is vital for ensuring effective management of patients with GI complaints. The fifth edition of Yamada's Atlas of Gastroenterology sees the return of the gold-standard multi-media atlas that provides gastroenterologists with an outstanding visual tool covering all facets of the field. Every GI disorder from liver abscesses, endocrine neoplasms of the pancreas, to motility disorders of the esophagus are fully illustrated through the use of endoscopic ultrasonographs, computed tomography scans, magnetic resonance images, radionuclide images, and angiograms.