CHARTS & DIAGRAMS. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. MEDICAL. 6" x 9 1/2" This is a compendium of the Second International Workshop on Glucagon in Gastroenterology, Madrid, 1981. Contents include glucagon: basic pathophysiological considerations; structure-activity relationship for the spasmolytic action of glucagon; the response of gastrointestinal tract motility to glucagon; on the use of glucagon: ancillary effects and other considerations; the possible physiological role of glucagon on gastroesophageal function; the role of glucagon in the management of colonic disorders and colonic surgery; the use of endoscopic manometry to demonstrate the effect of glucagon on the sphincter of Oddi; the use of glucagon in spastic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract; fulminant hepatic failure: a review; aspects of hormonal influence on liver growth; insulin and glucagon for liver disease: assessment of response in patients with alcoholic hepatitis; and glucagon and insulin therapy in fulminant hepatic failure in Japan. An excellent volume for gastroenterologists and other practitioners. 203 pages with charts & diagrams. Inscribed by previous owner on inside cover. Jacket edge slightly bumped. Spine slightly cocked.
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