About this book
- Provides general practitioners with a basic knowledge of the disease
- Offers an update on new facts about Crohn's disease to specialists
- Useful for residents looking to develop a deeper knowledge base of inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, whose symptoms are similar to other intestinal disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis; it can therefore be difficult to diagnose. Its knowledge and understanding have increased considerably in the last years; new advances in genetics, medical and surgical management offer today new possibilities for patients suffering from an inflammatory bowel disease. However, Crohn's disease remains a difficult disease to deal with, both from a research and clinical point of view.
This book provides general practitioners with a basic knowledge of the disease, offering in the same time an update on new facts about Crohn's disease to specialists. It can also be useful for residents willing to develop a deeper knowledge of inflammatory bowel diseases.
Written for » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Crohn - Inflammatory bowel disease
Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Surgery
Table of contents
Etiology.- Epidemiology.- Genetics.- The Role of the Pathologist in the Management of Patients with Crohn's Disease.- Clinical Presentation.- Diagnostic and Therapeutic Role of Endoscopy.- Laboratory Tests.- Imaging.- Diagnosis of Anorectal Disease.- Role of Interventional Radiology.- Standard Therapeutic Approach.- New Therapies.- Cell and Stem-Cell Therapies of Crohn’s Disease and Complications.- Surgical Treatment.- Crohn’s Disease in Children.- Perianal Disease.- Crohn’s Disease and Pregnancy.- Rheumatological Manifestations of Crohn’s Disease.- Cutaneous Manifestations.- Ocular Manifestations.- Hepatopathologies.- Infectious Complications.- Kidney Disease.- Crohn’s Disease and Cancer.- Crohn’s Disease and Malignant Lymphomas.- Psychological and Social Aspects.- Subject Index