Chapter

Gastroenterology

Edited by Drew Provan

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print July 2010 | ISBN: 9780199233717
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598823 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199233717.003.0007

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Gastroenterology

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Endoscopy - Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy - Conventional enteroscopy - Double-balloon enteroscopy - Wireless capsule endoscopy - Flexible sigmoidoscopy & colonoscopy - Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography - Endoscopic ultrasound - Tests for Helicobacter pylori - Faecal occult blood - Serological & faecal testing in inflammatory bowel disease - Tumour markers - Investigations for small bowel pathology - Tests of small bowel absorption - Tests for bacterial overgrowth - Tests of pancreatic exocrine function - Testing for neuroendocrine tumours - Gastrointestinal physiology - Non-invasive liver investigations - Liver biopsy - Investigations of ascitic fluid

Chapter.  8234 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Science

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