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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Joseph B. Kirsner

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Format: Hardback, 800 pages, 5th Revised edition Edition
Other Information: 395 ills
Published In: United Kingdom, 29 September 1999
This new edition describes scientific and clinical advances in the field of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It aims to deal with every aspect of IBD, including aetiology and pathogenesis, evaluation and classification, medical and surgical therapies. It provides information derived from clinical study, observation and innovative research in every chapter and presents guidelines on the evaluation and classification of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It also integrates new therapeutic guidelines on the principles of induction, maintenance and sustained control as well as discussions of current indications for surgery, the latest surgical technologies and possible consequences of surgery.

Table of Contents

SECTION I - HOMEOSTASIS OF THE BOWEL IN HEALTH AND DISEASE - IMPLICATION FOR IBD Intestinal Epithelial Function and Response to Mucosal Injury in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... E. Chang The Intestinal Epithelial Barrier - Neurtophil Transepithelial Migration ... J. Madara, S. Sitaraman The Intestinal Epithelial M Cell - Properties and Functions ... R. Owen, Y. Fujimora Intestinal Permeability in Health and Disease ... D. Hollander Leukocyte - Endothelial Cell Interactions in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... M. B. Grisham, D. Neil Granger, PhD Immune-Epithelial Interactions, Including Antigen Processing ... A. Walker, Dr. Ian Sanderson Neuromuscular Function and Bowel Motility in the Normal and Inflamed Bowel ... S. M. Collins SECTION II - ETIOLOGY AND PATHOGENESIS Epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... G. Eisen, R. Sandler Naturally Occurring and Experimental Models of IBD ... R. Fedorak, K. Madsen The Intestinal Microflora and Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... A. Onderdonk Microbial Factors in the Pathogenesisi of Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Experimental Intestinal Inflammation ... R. B. Sartor The Tissue Reaction in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... W. Stenson Cytokines, Chemokines, Growth Factors, Eicodanoids, and Other Bioactive Molecules in IBD ... D. Podolsky, C. Fiocchi The Immunology of IBD ... C. Elson The Nature of Oral Gastrointestinal Tolerance ... H. L. Weiner, T. W. Spahn The Genetics of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease ... J. I Rotter, H. Yang Current Concepts of IBD Etiology and Pathogenesis ... L. Mayer SECTION III - CLINICAL ASPECTS Clinical Features, Course, Complications, and Laboratory Findings in Ulcerative Colitis.... P. Miner Clinical Features, Laboratory Findings, and Course of Crohn's Disease.... B. Lashner Differential Diagnosis of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Colitis: One, Two or Many Disease? ... James F. Marion, Peter H. Rubin, D. Present Clinical Manifestations of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... H. Shashidhar, M. Integlia, R. Grand The Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in the Elderly - Clinical Observation ... L. Brandt, Aaron Tokayer Psychosocial Factors in Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease ... D. Drosssman Pathophysiology of Symptoms and Clinical Features of Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... S. Phillips Fertility and Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... R. Burakoff Gastrointestinal Malignancies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... D. Ahnen The Extraintestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... Joel Levine The Other Colitides (Collagenous, Lymphocytic, Diversion, Ischemic Infections, C. Difficile) ... W. Tremaine SECTION IV - PATHOLOGY The Pathology of Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Incl. The Clinical Applicability of the Intestinal Biopsy) ... R. Riddell SECTION V - ENDOSCOPY AND RADIOLOGY Endoscopy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... J. Waye, R. Chutkan The Radiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... Bronwyn Jones, Elliot Fishman, Karen Horton SECTION VI - MEDICAL THERAPY Principles of Controlled Trials in IBD (Guidelines for the Evaluation of IBD Drugs) ... L. Sutherland The Pharmacology (and Pathogenetic Rationale) of Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... S. B. Hanauer, Sunanda Kane, MD Medical Therapy in Ulcerative Colitis ... S. B. Hanauer Medical Therapy of Crohn's Disease ... M. Peppercorn, K. Lang Distinctive Features in the Medical Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children ... B. Kirschner Nutritional Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... M Sitrin SECTION VII - SURGICAL THERAPY Indications for Surgery in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Gastroenterologist's Opinion ... D. Sachar Indications for Surgery in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: The Surgical Perspective ... F. Michelassi, A. Fichera The Surgical Management of Ulcerative Colitis ... R. Dozois, K. Kelly The Surgical Management of Crohn's Disease ... V. Fazio, Scott Strong Enterostomal Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... J. Colwell Complications of The Surgical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease ... R. Hurst Pouchitis in the Kock Continent Ileostomy and the Ileoanal Pouch ... W. Sandborn Physiologic Consequences of the Surgical Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... J. H. Sellin, S. C. Pua SECTION VIII - PROGNOSIS Prognostic Considerations in Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease ... T. Bayless and Micael F. Picco The Approach to the Inflammatory Bowen Disease Family ... Penny Steiner-Grossman

EAN: 9780721676166
ISBN: 0721676162
Publisher: W B Saunders Co Ltd
Dimensions: 27.9 x 21.6 centimetres (2.25 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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