Clinical Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment

Clinical Challenges in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792387336
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/31/1998
Series: Falk Symposium , #97
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Section I: Aetiology and Pathophysiology. 1. Aetiological Concepts in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; R. Allan. 2. Pathophysiological Concepts of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; J.A. Katz, C. Fiocchi. 3. Alternative Concepts for the Aetiology and Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; J. Rhodes, J.T. Green. Section II: Diagnostic Problems. 4. The Primary Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; S. Vermeire, et al. 5. Diagnostic Problems: Follow-up; M. Cottone, M. Rosselli. 6. Detection of Complications; C. Gasche. 7. New Diagnostic Tools in Investigation of IBD; H.J.F. Hodgson. Section III: State of the Art Lecture. 8. Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Genetic and Therapeutic Implications of Sub-Stratification; T.M. Bayless, et al. Section IV: Definition of Patient Groups. 9. Definition of Patient Groups: Active Disease; M. Zeitz. 10. Refractory Disease; J. Brynskov. 11. Definition of Patient Groups: Remission; R. Modigliani. Section V: Special Problems of Patients with IBD. 12. Fertility and Pregnancy in Female Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease; G. Bianchi-Porro, et al. 13. Bone Metabolism in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; S. Ardizzone, et al. 15. Life Style Changes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; E.J. Irvine. 16. Adverse Events of Medical Therapy for Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; R. Enns, L. Sutherland. Section VI: Drugs for the Treatment of IBD. 17. Steroids &endash; New and Old; V. Gross, et al. 18. The Use of Salicylate in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease; M. Campieri, P. Gionchetti. 19. Immunosuppression in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; E.F. Stange. 20. Antibiotic Use in Crohn's Disease; C. Prantera, et al. Section VII: Surgical Treatment. 21. Surgery for Crohn's Disease; R.S. McLeod. 22. Ulcerative Colitis; M. Kettlewell. 23. Surgical Treatment of Anal Fistulae in Crohn's Disease; G. Hellers. Section VIII: State of the Art Lecture. 24. Prevention of Carcinoma; J.E. Lennard-Jones. Section IX: Supportive Treatment. 25. Diet and Nutrition; H. Lochs. 26. Special Problems of Patients with IBD &endash; Psychological Problems; G. Moser. 27. Micronutrients in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; C. Folwaczny. Section X: State of the Art Lecture. 28. State of the ART: Medical Management of Ulcerative Colitis; D.P. Jewell. Section XI: New Treatment Principles. 29. Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Inflammatory Bowel Disease; A. Belluzzi. 30. Cytokines and Anti-Cytokines in the Therapy of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; C.O. Elson, et al. 31. Gene Therapy; M. Cominelli. 32. Probiotics and Intestinal Flora; P. Gionchetti, et al. Section XII: State of the Art Lecture. 33. Treatment of Crohn's Disease; B.G. Feagan. Index.

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