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Readings and Websites

Sleisenger, M.H. and Fordtran, J.S. Gastrointestinal Disease: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management. 9th Edition, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia 2010. This is the standard text on diseases of the luminal GI tract.

Yamada. Textbook of Gastroenterology. 5th Edition, Lippincott, Philadelphia, 2008. Another standard textbook of gastroenterology.

Sherlock, S. Diseases of the Liver and Biliary Systems. 12th Edition, Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, 2011. A very readable, relatively short account of liver diseases by the first lady of hepatology.

Zakim and Boyer, T.D. Hepatology; A Textbook of Liver Disease. 6th Edition, W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia, 2012. Another big liver book for serious students of this organ.