This note covers the following topics: Overview of Embryology, Overview of Physiology, Gastroduodenal
Pathophysiology and Disorders, Pathology of Esophagus and Stomach, Mucosal Immunology of the GI Tract, Lipid Digestion, Absorption and Malabsorption,
Minicases: Esophagus and Gastric Disorders,Intestinal Pathophysiology, Pathology of the Intestines, Clinic: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Minicases:
Malabsorption, Gastrointestinal Neoplasms, Physiological Chemistry of GI Lipids, Physiology and Biochemistry of the Pancreas, Acute and Chronic
Pancreatitis, Pathology of Pancreas and Biliary Tract, Biliary Secretion, Cholestasis and Gallstone Formation, Imaging of the GI Tract, Diagnostic and
Therapeutic Endoscopy, Pathology of the Liver, Immunology of the Liver, Jaundice and Disorders of Bilirubin Metabolism, Alcohol and
Drug-Induced Liver Disease, Physiology and Biochemistry of the Liver, Minicases: Pancreas and Biliary Disease, Clinic: Chronic Liver Disease and
Liver Transplantation, Minicases: Liver Disease, Pathophysiological Consequences of Cirrhosis.
The major objective of this
material is to present the structure and function of the digestive system.
Topics covered includes: Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands, Nerves and Hormones,
Salivary Glands and Esophagus, Tubular GI Tract - Stomach, Stomach, Pancreas,
Intestines, Tubular GI Tract - Small Intestine, Colon and review, The Digestive
Tract Ecosystem, Micronutrients.
Gastrointestinal Diseases sequence is a
series of lectures, laboratory exercises, case presentations and a
Multidisciplinary Conference that are designed to introduce students to the
scientific foundations of diseases that affect the gastrointestinal tract.
Topics covered includes: Diarrhea and Malabsorption, Malabsorption of Nutrients,
Liver Physiology, Liver Tests - Use and Interpretation, Hepatocellular Disease,
Cholestatic Liver Diseases, Drugs and the Liver, Liver Physiology, Liver Tests.