Inflammatory Bowel Diseases--1994: Symposium : Papers (Falk Symposium No. 72)

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases--1994: Symposium : Papers (Falk Symposium No. 72)

By: Daniel Rachmilewitz (volume_editor)Hardback

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This book contains state-of-the-art reviews on current knowledge and approaches on the aetiopathogenesis, clinical assessment of disease activity, medical therapy, surgical therapy and postoperative recurrence of inflammatory bowel diseases. The chapters are derived from presentations at the Fourth Jerusalem International Symposium in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, in conjunction with Falk Symposium No. 72, which was held in Strasbourg, France, in September 1993, and attended by 1000 physicians from 51 countries.

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1. Reflections on the epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease; I.N. Marks, S. Candy. 2. IBD genetics: current understanding from family studies and genetic markers; J.I. Rotter, H. Yang. 3. Significance of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA) in IBD; F. Shanahan, P. O'Gorman. 4. The importance of intestinal permeability in the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease; D. Hollander. 5. Mycobacteria and the aetiology of Crohn's disease; J. Hermon-Taylor, M. Tizard, J. Sanderson, K. Kempsell, N. Sumar, D. MIllar, M. Loughlin, J. Ford, S. Withey. 6. Animal models of IBD: utility for studies of pathogenesis and therapeutics; C.M. Hogaboam, K.P. Rioux, J.L. Wallace. 7. Peptide growth factors - implications for IBD; A.U. Dignass, D.K. Podolsky. 8. Role of nitric oxide in the pathogenesis of IBD; D. Rachmilewitz, J.S. Stamler, F. Karmeli, J. Loscalzo, R.J. Xavier, D.K. Podolsky. 9. The role of the epithelium in the mucosal immune system; L. Radford-Smith, D.P. Jewell. 10. Quality of life in IBD - methods and findings; D.A. Drossman. 11. The role of laboratory tests in the assessment of IBD; H. Goebell. 12. Endoscopic assessment of disease activity in IBD; R. Modigliani. 13. Application of nuclear medicine techniques; H.J.F. Hodgson. 14. A methodological approach to psychiatric evaluation in gastrointestinal disease - implications for studying and managing IBD; C.S. North, D.H. Alpers. 15. Pitfalls in diagnosis of Crohn's disease; G.N.J. Tytgat, M.H.E. Reijers, H.M. van Dullemen. 16. Treating IBD by altering luminal contents: rationale and response; R.B. Sartor. 18. Newer glucocorticoids - efficacy versus lower incidence of side-effects; K. Ewe. 19. Topical versus systemic therapy of ulcerative colitis; M. Campieri, P. Gionchetti, A. Balluzzi, E. Bertinelli, M. Ferretti, C. Brignola, R. Fizzello, M. Miglioli. 20. Immunemodulator therapy - rationale and results; P.M. Choi, S.R. Targan. 21. Postoperative recurrence of Crohn's disease; D.B. Sachar. 22. Recurrence of Crohn's disease after ileocolonic resection - endoscopic assessment; P. Rutgeerts, K. Geboes. 23. Prevention of postoperative recurrence; L.R. Sutherland. 24. IBD - postoperative recurrence; F.W. Fazio. 25. Management of Crohn's disease strictures; M.G.W. Kettlewell, N.J.McC. Mortensen. 26. Ileoanal anastomosis; K.A. Kelly. 27. Pouchitis - aetiology, pathogenesis, therapy; J.M. Becker, M.J. Becich, S.V. Nash, A.B. Onderdonk, W.F. Stenson.

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  • publication date: 01/01/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780792388456
  • Format: Hardback
  • Year: 1994
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780792388456
  • weight: 670
  • ISBN10: 0792388453

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