Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Diagnosis and Therapeutics

  • Russell D.┬áCohen

Part of the Clinical Gastroenterology book series (CG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Anders Ekbom
    Pages 17-26
  3. Russell D. Cohen
    Pages 27-39
  4. Giorgos Bamias, Theresa Pizarro, Fabio Cominelli
    Pages 41-57
  5. Wojciech Blonski, David Kotlyar, Gary R. Lichtenstein
    Pages 73-92
  6. Richard N. Fedorak, Levinus A. Dieleman, Karen L. Madsen
    Pages 123-150
  7. Sunanda Kane, Rebecca Kowalczyk
    Pages 195-206
  8. V. Anik Sahni, Koenraad J. Mortele
    Pages 207-230
  9. Shabana F. Pasha, Jonathan A. Leighton
    Pages 231-253
  10. Christopher R. Weber
    Pages 255-263
  11. Janice C. Colwell
    Pages 281-293
  12. Nanda Venu, Russell D. Cohen
    Pages 295-313
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 315-322

About this book


This Second Edition of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Diagnosis and Therapeutics, provides readers with the most up-to-date approaches to IBD states, expansion of biological agents of treatment, new studies in the epidemiology of IBD, the changing economics of IBD, major advances in novel readiographic techniques; which aid in the detection of colorectal cancer in patients with IBD and new findings in the genetics of IBD.

Major breakthroughs in new endoscopic evaluations of the bowel (i.e. Capsule endoscopy, double-balloon enteroscopy, endoscopic ultrasound) and their use in the inflammatory bowel diseases is also summarized in this book.

This new edition continues to provide readers with a concise, yet in-depth review of many of the important areas in history, epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of the inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), as well as associated issues: extra intestinal manifestations, ostomy care, women's issues and economics.

Editors and affiliations

  • Russell D.┬áCohen
    • 1
  1. 1.MC 4076, Sect. Of GE, Hepatol. & Nutr., Department of MedicineUniversity of Chicago Medical CenterChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Totowa, NJ
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-60327-432-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-60327-433-3
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