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Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions (Repost)

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Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions (Repost)

Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions By Philip Katz MD
2008 | 192 Pages | ISBN: 1556428189 | PDF | 5 MB


Are you looking for concise, practical answers to questions that are often left unanswered by traditional GERD references? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for complicated cases or complications? Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between colleagues. Dr. Philip Katz has designed this unique reference, which offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly associated with GERD. The unique Q&A format provides quick access to current information related to GERD with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. Numerous images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate the treatment of GERD patients. Curbside Consultation in GERD: 49 Clinical Questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert advice that even high-volume clinicians will appreciate. Gastroenterologists, fellows and residents in training, surgical attendings, and surgical residents will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within. Some of the questions that are answered: • Can medical therapy alter the natural history of Barrett’s esophagus? • Can antireflux surgery alter the natural history of Barrett’s esophagus? • How does pregnancy affect GERD? Is GERD in pregnancy a risk for long-term reflux? • What is the association of obesity and GERD? • What are the so-called extraesophageal manifestations of GERD? • Is there a gender difference in reflux disease? Does this affect treatment?