Stuart Bloom, George Webster and Daniel Marks

in Oxford Handbook of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584079
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730672 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Bacterial overgrowth - Balloon dilatation: see ‘Endoscopic dilatation’ () - Barrett's oesophagus - Barrett's surveillance: see also ‘Surveillance’ () - Behçet's disease - Beriberi - Bezoars - Bile acid malabsorption - Biliary atresia - Biliary bypass procedures: see also ‘Biliary bypass procedures’ () - Biliary reflux - Biliary strictures - Bilharzia: see Schistosomiasis - Bilirubin metabolism - Biofeedback - Blastocystis - Blatchford score: see scoring systems for predicting outcomes in GI bleeds - Body mass index (BMI) - Boerhaave syndrome - Botulism - Bougies - Breath tests: see ‘Breath tests’ () - Brush border - Budd–Chiari syndrome (BCS) - Bulimia - B vitamins: see vitamins and cobalamin

Chapter.  4159 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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