Readings

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Recommended Reading Material

Although the lecture notes represent the only required reading material for this course, time constraints prohibit a comprehensive coverage of all essential topics in gastroenterology. You are therefore highly encouraged to supplement your reading during the course by the following two resources:

Amazon logo Cotran, Ramzi S., Vinay Kumar, Tucker Collins, and Stanley L. Robbins. "The Gastrointestinal Tract," "Liver and the Biliary Tract," and "The Pancreas." Chapters 18, 19, and 20 in Robbins Pathological Basis of Diseases. 6th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co., 1999. ISBN: 9780721673356 .

Amazon logo Heuman, Douglas M., A. Scott Mills, and Hunter H. McGuire. Gastroenterology, Saunders Text and Review Series. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co., 1997. ISBN: 9780721658643.

Both of the above resources are well-written and concise, and include high-quality photographs and radiographs of classical gastrointestinal diseases. In addition to the above basic reading material, you may want to browse the following comprehensive texts and keep them in mind for future reference:

Histology and Pathology

Amazon logo Chandrasoma, P. Gastrointestinal Pathology. Stamford, CT: Appleton & Lange, 1999. ISBN: 9780838530931.

Amazon logo Fawcett, D. W., W. Bloom, et al. A Textbook of Histology. New York, NY: Chapman & Hall, 1997. ISBN: 9780412046919 .

Amazon logo Fenoglio-Preiser, C. M. Gastrointestinal Pathology: An Atlas and Text. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1999. ISBN: 9780397516407.

Amazon logo Ming, S.-C., and H. Goldman. Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1998. ISBN: 9780683180077.

Amazon logo MacSween, R. N. M. Pathology of the Liver. Edinburgh, Scotland; New York, NY: Churchill Livingstone, 2002. ISBN: 9780443061813.

Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Amazon logo Gore, R. M., and M. S. Levine. Textbook of Gastrointestinal Radiography. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co., 2000. ISBN: 9780721678368.

Amazon logo Schiff, E. R., M. F. Sorrell, et al. Schiff's Diseases of the Liver. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1999. ISBN: 9780781719445.

Amazon logo Sherlock, S., and J. Dooley. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary System. Oxford, UK; Malden, MA: Blackwell Science, 2002. ISBN: 9780632055821.

Amazon logo Feldman, M., B. Scharschmidt, et al. Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co., 2002. ISBN: 9780721689739.

Amazon logo Tahara, E. Molecular Pathology of Gastroenterological Cancer: Application to Clinical Practice. Tokyo, Japan; New York, NY: Springer, 1997. ISBN: 9784431701958.

Zakim, D., and Boyer T. Hepatology: A Textbook of Liver Disease. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Co., 2002. ISBN: 9997618912.