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Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders

A Point of Care Clinical Guide

  • Eytan Bardan
  • Reza Shaker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Esophageal and Supraesophageal Motor Disorders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Daphne Ang, Mark Fox
      Pages 3-23
    3. Dustin A. Carlson, John E. Pandolfino
      Pages 25-37
    4. Wojciech Blonski, Joel E. Richter
      Pages 39-53
    5. C. Prakash Gyawali
      Pages 55-65
    6. David A. Katzka
      Pages 67-69
    7. Ram Dickman, Doron Boltin
      Pages 71-78
    8. Ling Mei, Patrick Sanvanson
      Pages 79-90
    9. Frank Zerbib
      Pages 91-99
    10. Kenneth R. DeVault
      Pages 101-108
    11. Jason Abdallah, Ronnie Fass
      Pages 109-134
    12. Pooja Lal, Michael F. Vaezi
      Pages 135-142
    13. Lavanya Viswanathan, Prateek Sharma
      Pages 153-161
    14. Timna Naftali
      Pages 163-167
    15. J. Mark Madison, Richard S. Irwin
      Pages 169-183
    16. Gregory Postma, Mark A. Fritz
      Pages 185-192
    17. Masooma Aqeel, Elizabeth R. Jacobs
      Pages 193-208
    18. Edy Soffer, Anisa Shaker
      Pages 209-219

About this book


This guide focuses on the answers to patient questions that are frequently posed to providers who care for patients with GI motility disorders. Additionally, the text guides clinicians through the complicated diagnostic and therapeutic/management approaches to motility disorders, including common and specialized tests, drug initiation, medications side effects, and disease complications. 

Written by experts in the field, Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders: A Point of Care Clinical Guide is a valuable reference for busy clinicians who need the best evidence-based answers to patient questions at their fingertips.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Eytan Bardan
    • 1
  • Reza Shaker
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of Gastroenterology, Sheba medical CenterTel Aviv UniversityRamat AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologyMedical College of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

About the editors

Eytan Bardan, MD
Tel Aviv University, Institute of Gastroenterology, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

Reza Shaker, MD
Joseph E. Geenen Professor and Chief, Director, Digestive Disease Center, Senior Associate Dean and Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
  • Book Subtitle A Point of Care Clinical Guide
  • Editors Eytan Bardan
    Reza Shaker
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-59350-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-86604-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-59352-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 440
  • Number of Illustrations 30 b/w illustrations, 49 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Gastroenterology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
Industry Sectors
Health & Hospitals
Internal Medicine & Dermatology


“This book discusses all aspects of, and pathologies affecting, gastrointestinal motility disorders encountered by medical practitioners taking care of these patients. … This is a well-written book on motility disorders of the GI tract. Every practitioner taking care of these patients should have a book like this one.” (Henrique Jose Fernandez, Doody's Book Reviews, January, 2018)