2012

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

From Epidemiology and Immunobiology to a Rational Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0997-7 (Print) 978-1-4614-0998-4 (Online)

Table of contents (58 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Epidemiology

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      Pages 1-1

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      The Genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 17-38

      Environmental Factors in the Epidemiology of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  3. Immunobiology

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      Pages 39-39

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      Pages 41-74

      The Intestinal Immune System in Health

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      Pages 75-84

      Understanding the Epithelial Barrier in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 85-95

      Intestinal Microbiology and Ecology in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 97-110

      Microbial Recognition and Pathogen-Associated Molecular Pattern Receptors in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 111-118

      Inflammasomes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 119-132

      Antimicrobial Peptides in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 133-139

      Vascular Responses to Intestinal Inflammation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 141-149

      Immunobiology of Dendritic Cells in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 151-159

      Immunobiology of T Cells in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 161-168

      Immunobiology of B Cells in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 169-174

      Immunobiology of Monocytes and Macrophages in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 175-182

      Immunobiology of Epithelial Cells in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 183-194

      The Th1, Th2, and Th17 Paradigm in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 195-211

      Preclinical Studies Using Mouse Models of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  4. Diagnostic Approach

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      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-224

      Enhanced Endoscopy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 225-243

      MRI in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 245-255

      CT in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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      Pages 257-275

      Ultrasound in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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