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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Obesity surgery: see ‘Anti-obesity (bariatric) surgery’ (), and Approach to obesity - Obstetric cholestasis - Occult blood: see Faecal occult blood testing - Oesophageal motility disorders - Oesophageal rings - Oesophageal stricture - Oesophageal tumours - Oesophagitis - Ogilvie's syndrome (acute pseudo-obstruction) - Old age: see Elderly and the GI tract - Optical biopsy - Oral contraceptive pill (OCP) - Oral rehydration solution (ORS) - Osler–Weber–Rendu syndrome: see Hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia - Osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease: see also ‘Bone densitometry’ () - Overlap syndromes - Oxalate stones

Chapter.  4733 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gastroenterology

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