Alcohol and the gastrointestinal tract


    • Singer, Manfred V.
    • Brenner, David


Alcohol and the gastrointestinal tract

editors, Manfred V. Singer, David A. Brenner

Karger, c2006

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes



Alcohol-related disorders account for an enormous part of the global mortality and morbidity, with most patients being treated in gastroenterology. For this book, a team of internationally renowned experts has contributed state-of-the-art reviews on alcohol-related epidemiology, diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas as well as the question of how to guide alcoholics psychologically. The first paper evaluates epidemiological data on the impact of alcohol consumption on total morbidity and mortality. This is followed by a critical appraisal of the effect of moderate drinking on the risk and pathophysiological mechanisms of gastrointestinal diseases and of certain health benefits of moderate alcohol consumption. An assessment of available animal models to explain the latest findings in basic alcohol research is followed by a discussion of the effects of alcohol on the various parts of the gastrointestinal system, with special emphasis on the pancreas and liver. Reviews of the well-known association between alcohol consumption and increased risk of cancer and a discussion on how best to care for alcoholics in view of the presented research advances conclude this volume. For those interested in alcohol-related epidemiology, molecular mechanisms, pathophysiology, clinical aspects and the treatment of alcohol-induced diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas, this publication contains a wealth of information.


  • Editorial: Singer, M.V. Brenner, D.A.
  • Measuring the Health Consequences of Alcohol Consumption: Current Needs and Methodological Challenges: Bloss, G.
  • Moderate Alcohol Consumption and the Gastrointestinal Tract: Taylor, B.
  • Rehm, J.
  • Gmel, G.
  • Moderate Alcohol Consumption and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System: A Review of Pathophysiological Processes: Taylor, B.
  • Rehm, J.
  • Animal Models and Their Results in Gastrointestinal Alcohol Research: Siegmund, S.V.
  • Haas, S.
  • Singer, M.V.
  • Alcohol-Related Diseases of the Mouth and Throat: Riedel, F.
  • Goessler, U.R.
  • Hormann, K.
  • Alcohol-Related Diseases of the Esophagus and Stomach: Franke, A.
  • Teyssen, S.
  • Singer, M.V.
  • Effect of Alcohol Consumption on the Gut: Rajendram, R.
  • Preedy, V.R.
  • Alcoholic Pancreatitis: Schneider, A.
  • Singer, M.V.
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Alcoholic Pancreatitis: Apte, M.V.
  • Pirola, R.C.
  • Wilson, J.S.
  • Treatment of Alcoholic Pancreatitis: Pfutzer, R.H.
  • Schneider, A.
  • Genetic Polymorphisms in Alcoholic Pancreatitis: Whitcomb, D.C.
  • Clinical Syndromes of Alcoholic Liver Disease: Adachi, M.
  • Brenner, D.A.
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Alcohol-Induced Hepatic Fibrosis: Siegmund, S.V.
  • Dooley, S.
  • Brenner, D.A.
  • Treatment of Alcoholic Liver Disease: Bergheim, I.
  • McClain, C.J.
  • Arteel, G.E.
  • Alcohol and Hepatitis C: Jamal, M.M.
  • Saadi, Z.
  • Morgan, T.R.
  • Alcohol Consumption and Cancer of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Seitz, H.K.
  • Maurer, B.
  • Stickel, F.
  • Therapy and Supportive Care of Alcoholics: Guidelines for Practitioners: Kienast, T.
  • Heinz, A..

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