Edición/Edição: 1 Autores:Ronnie Fass; Guy D. Eslick Editorial:Plural Pub Inc ISBN: 9781597561761 Formato: Tapa Dura/Hardback Nº volumenes: 1 Páginas: 188 Año publicación/Ano de publicação: 2007 Disponibilidad/Disponibilidade: 15 días Precio/Preço
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Noncardiac chest pain (NCCP) remains an enigmatic condition that continues to represent a major challenge not only to modern gastroenterology, but also the fields of cardiology and psychiatric medicine. It is a poorly understood and heterogeneous condition with numerous underlying potential mechanisms. Limited progress has been made in recent years, however, there is a dearth of good quality clinical studies, pathophysiological research as well as population and hospital epidemiological data. Noncardiac chest pain is a very common and debilitating condition which impacts greatly on individual’s both physically and psychosocially. The most complex and difficult aspects of noncardiac chest pain remain its diagnosis and management.
This is the first and only book to provide a comprehensive review of non-cardiac chest pain. Gathered here are the current world authorities in the field who have provided their insights and expertise on a variety of topics including epidemiology, cardiologist's perspective, pathophysiology, non esophageal causes, sensory testing, psychological disorders, diagnosis, use of proton-pump inhibitors, brain imaging, economics, treatment, quality of life, prognosis and future developments.
CONTENTS Table of Contents Epidemiology - Guy Eslick; Evaluation of Chest Pain: A Cardiology Perspective for Gastroenterologist - Paul Fenster and Vincent L. Sorrell; Pathophysiology of Noncardiac Chest Pain - Ronnie Fass, Jae Geun Hyun, and Justin L. Sewell; Non-cardiac, Non-esophageal Causes of Chest Pain - Sami R. Achem and Ken R. DeVault; Sensory Testing in Non Cardiac Chest Pain - Abhishek Sharma and Qasim Aziz; Psychological Disorders - Guy D. Eslick; Diagnosis of Non-Cardiac Chest Pain - Elisa M. Faybush and Ronnie Fass; The Proton Pump Inhibitor(PPI) Therapeutic Trial - Wai-Man Wong and Ronnie Fass; Brain Imaging in Non-Cardiac Chest Pain - Anthony R. Hobson and Qasim Aziz; Treatment - Michael Shapiro, Anmarie Moore, and Ronnie Fass; Economics (Direct and Indirect Costs) - Guy D. Eslick; Quality of Life - Guy D. Eslick; Prognosis - Guy D. Eslick; The Future - Ronnie Fass