Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology has been designed to cover the clinical and patient-management aspects of gastrointestinal and liver disease in a unique and exciting format. The book is illustrated throughout in fully integrated colour, and contains an illustration program of over 1650 algorithms, graphs, diagrams and clinical photographs that is based on an award-winning format. A section on common symptoms introduces the chapters covering disease, and the book also includes a separate section on diagnosis and treatment especially designed for quick look-up and reference. Treatment is presented according to the evidence base for it. The book has been structured to comprehensively cover gastroenterology and hepatology, but allow fast access to the key answers the clinician needs in their everyday practice. Relevant pathophysiology is included to underpin the clinical detail. Written by a global selection of some of the most exciting names in gastroenterology and hepatology today, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology will be an essential addition to the libraries of gastroenterologists, hepatologists and internists, and particularly trainees and residents who are looking for a modern and fresh approach to this subject area.Also available as an e-dition - the book plus an accompanying, constantly updated website. Click on related titles for more information.Includes full-chapter coverage of the hottest topics in today's practice, including Capsule Endoscopy * Virtual Endoscopy Imaging * GERD * Colorectal Cancer: Screening and Surveillance * and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Features more than 1,650 colour algorithms, graphs, tables, and photographs that depict today's practice in action. Offers just enough information on basic science to provide an understanding of the clinical information presented while avoiding information overload. Provides a separate section on diagnosis and treatment. Summarises Causes and Risk Factors/Clinical Presentation and Symptoms/Clinical Pearls/Diagnostic Methods/Differential Diagnosis/Treatment and Prevention/Complications and their Management in boxes found in every chapter.