This book is a complete guide to the study and clinical management of the problems presented by gastrointestinal motility disorders. The advantages and disadvantages of all available techniques are compared and illustrated. The motor physiology of the oesophagus, stomach and duodenum, biliary tract, small and large intestine, and anorectic and spincteric regions are discussed individually, their normal ranges of motility are established and potential abnormalities are evaluated. The book also examines the effects of motility of the different pharmacological agents, as well as the problems associated with the psychological stress and post-surgical states. This edition contains new sections on scintigraphy, and the control of gastrointestinal motility, including intrinsic as well as extrinsic control mechanisms.
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Descrizione libro Condizione libro: good. 1751 Gramm. Codice libro della libreria M00443048290-G