Gastrointestinal Physiology

ISBN-10: 0071423109

ISBN-13: 9780071423106

Edition: 2006

Authors: Kim E. Barrett
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Description: How and why does the Gl tract work-or not work? Gastrointestinal Physiology explains the operation and performance of one of the body's most crucial systems in clear, compelling language with a format that makes it easier to absorb and integrate as you learn the physiology of other bodily systems. Book jacket.

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Book details

List price: $48.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Medical Publishing Division
Publication date: 11/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Preface
The Integrated Response to a Meal
Functional Anatomy of the GI Tract and Organs Draining into it
Objectives
Overview of the Gastrointestinal System and its Functions
Engineering Considerations
Organs and Systems Involved in the Response to a Meal
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Neurohumoral Regulation of Gastrointestinal Function
Objectives
Requirement for Integrated Regulation
Communication in the GI Tract
Principles of Endocrine Regulation
Principles of Neurocrine Regulation
Paracrine and Immune Regulation
Integration of Regulatory Systems
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Intestinal Secretory Functions
Gastric Secretion
Objectives
Basic Principles of Gastric Secretion
Anatomical Considerations
Regulation of Gastric Secretion
Cellular Basis of Secretion
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Pancreatic and Salivary Secretion
Objectives
Basic Principles of Pancreatic Secretion
Anatomic Considerations in Pancreas
Regulation of Pancreatic Secretion
Cellular Basis of Pancreatic Secretion
Pancreatic Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Basic Principles of Salivary Secretion
Salivary Gland Anatomy
Regulation of Salivary Secretion
Cellular Basis of Salivary Secretion
Salivary Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Water and Electrolyte Absorption and Secretion
Objectives
Basic Principles of Intestinal Fluid Transport
Anatomical Considerations
Regulation of Water and Electrolyte Transport
Cellular Basis of Transport
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Intestinal Mucosal Immunology and Ecology
Objectives
Basic Principles of Mucosal Immunology
Functional Anatomy of the Mucosal Immune System
Secretory IgA System
Immune Response to Enteric Antigens
Intestinal Microecology
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Motility
Esophageal Motility
Objectives
Basic Principles of Esophageal Motility
Functional Anatomy of the Esophageal Musculature
Features of Esophageal Motility
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Gastric Motility
Objectives
Basic Principles of Gastric Motility
Functional Anatomy of the Gastric Musculature
Features of Gastric Motility
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlates
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Intestinal Motility
Objectives
Basic Principles of Intestinal Motility
Functional Anatomy
Features of Intestinal Motility
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Transport and Metabolic Functions of the Liver
Functional Anatomy of the Liver and Biliary System
Objectives
Overview of the Liver and Biliary System and their Functions
Engineering Considerations
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Bile Formation and Secretion
Objectives
Basic Principles of Biliary Excretion and Secretion
Bile Acid Metabolism
Bile Composition
Enterohepatic Circulation of Bile Acids
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlates
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Gallbladder Function
Objectives
Basic Principles of Gallbladder Function
Functional Anatomy of the Gallbladder
Gallbladder Storage of Bile
Motor Functions of the Gallbladder and Biliary System
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Bilirubin Formation and Excretion by the Liver
Objectives
Basic Principles of Bilirubin Metabolism
Pathways of Bilirubin Synthesis and Metabolism
Bilirubin Homeostasis
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Ammonia and Urea
Objectives
Basic Principles of Ammonia Metabolism
Ammonia Formation and Disposition
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Digestion and Absorption
Carbohydrate, Protein and Water Soluble Vitamin Assimilation
Objectives
Basic Principles of Carbohydrate and Protein Assimilation
Carbohydrate Assimilation
Protein Assimilation
Water-Soluble Vitamin Assimilation
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Lipid Assimilation
Objectives
General Principles of Lipid Assimilation
Intraluminal Digestion
Epithelial Events in Lipid Assimilation
Absorption of Fat Soluble Vitamins
Pathophysiology and Clinical Correlations
Key Concepts
Study Questions
Suggested Readings
Answers to Study Questions
Index
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