Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease- 2 Volume Set, 9th Edition
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Make optimal use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments with Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease - the indispensable information source in this broad field! Edited by Mark Feldman, MD, Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, this 9th Edition equips you with the amassed knowledge of hundreds of respected authorities from around the world, helping you to overcome all of your most complex clinical challenges and make the most effective use of the newest techniques, technologies, and treatments. Significant updates on bariatric surgery, Barrett's esophagus, and many other evolving areas keep your practice current. Full-text online access includes downloadable illustrations and links to reference abstracts. The result remains the indispensable core reference in gastroenterology and hepatology.
New to This Edition
- Significant updates on bariatric surgery, Barrett's esophagus, endoscopic ultrasound, endosonography, treatment of liver disease, and much more keep you current on the latest advances.
- Many new contributors from all over the world provide you with fresh insights on all areas of gastroenterology and hepatology.
- Full-text online access via Expert Consult includes downloadable illustrations and links to reference abstracts.
- World-renowned experts provide reliable guidance on every area of your field.
- A consistent, full-color chapter design lets you find information quickly.
Winner, First Prize in Gastroenterology, British Medical Association 2007 Book Awards
"Clearly THE book to go to for up-to-date and authoritative information on gastrointestinal tract and liver conditions." - JAMA, review of the 8th Edition
"A comprehensive reference for general gastroenterologists as well as more specialized practitioners in gastroenterology and hepatology." - Gut, review of the 8th Edition
''This is a classical textbook which has assisted many generations of gastroenterologists, internists, surgeons, family practitioners and students to gain knowledge in the extensive field of gastroenterology and hepatology... The quality of scientific information together with the practical approach... make it a valuable tool not only for specialists in gastroenterology, but also for physicians in connected specialities and for medical students as well.'' - Brîndusa Diaconu, December 2010
"Two volumes, 2300 pages, 127 chapters, more than 200 contributing authors, and a companion review and assessment book continue to make this textbook a MUST HAVE for every practicing gastroenterologist and hepatologist. The most exciting aspect of this textbook for the practicing clinician is the online availability of this 9th edition via expertconsult.com. This massive text is no longer merely a shelf shocker, but it will now be at the instant disposal of every practicing gastroenterologist." - Michael Sossenheimer, MD, PhD, Practical Gastroentology
"Written by >200 international authors, most of whom are recognized authorities on their topic, it provides an authoritative overview of the scientific background and clinical practice of gastrointestinal (GI) and liver disorders that will be of greatest value to practicing and academic gastroenterologists and GI fellows, but also GI surgeons, pathologists, and internists. The 9th edition of Sleisenger and Fordtran’s is a beautifully written and edited textbook that serves to maintain its stature as the definitive work within its field. Although the role of medical textbooks is being redefined in the age of electronic media, this current, authoritative, comprehensive reference should be on the shelf of every practicing gastroenterologist to address the numerous questions that arise on almost a daily basis that cannot necessarily be addressed by an electronic search." - Kenneth R. McQuaid, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, Gastroentology
By Mark Feldman, MD, Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine; Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX; Lawrence S. Friedman, MD, Chair, Department of Medicine, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, MA, USA; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Assistant Chief of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA and Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, Emeritus Chief, Division of Gastroenterology Montefiore Medical Center, Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA