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5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA) for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a medication often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It helps to controll active ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s colitis and keep mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission (period of recovery). Topics include: what does 5-ASA do, which 5-ASA you should take, how to take 5-ASA, what other medications you can take, and how 5-ASA will help. The pamphlet also describes side effects and how long you will need to take 5-ASA.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Crohn Disease - drug therapy
Colitis - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn's disease
Colitis
Abstract
5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a medication often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It helps to controll active ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s colitis and keep mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission (period of recovery). Topics include: what does 5-ASA do, which 5-ASA you should take, how to take 5-ASA, what other medications you can take, and how 5-ASA will help. The pamphlet also describes side effects and how long you will need to take 5-ASA.
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Previous title: 5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA)
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
1483
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Imaging of ulcerative colitis

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Massimo Tonolini, editor. --Milan: Springer , c2014.
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During the past decade, the medical and surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis has undergone dramatic advances, including the widespread use of immunomodulators, biological drugs, and restorative proctocolectomy. In order to correctly balance the risks and benefits of medical therapies and surgical procedures, there is a need for improved diagnosis of colonic disease, acute complications, extraintestinal manifestations, and early and delayed postoperative complications. Cross-sectional imagin…
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Tonolini, Massimo
Responsibility
Massimo Tonolini, editor
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 143 pages)
ISBN
9788847054097 (electronic bk.)
9788847054080
Subjects (MeSH)
Colitis, Ulcerative - diagnostic imaging
Colitis, Ulcerative - diagnosis
Radiography
Subjects (LCSH)
Ulcerative colitis - Imaging
Ulcerative colitis - Diagnosis
Colitis, Ulcerative - radiography
Colitis, Ulcerative - diagnosis
Diagnostic Imaging - methods
Diagnostic Radiology
Gastroenterology
Proctology
Abdominal surgery
Abstract
During the past decade, the medical and surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis has undergone dramatic advances, including the widespread use of immunomodulators, biological drugs, and restorative proctocolectomy. In order to correctly balance the risks and benefits of medical therapies and surgical procedures, there is a need for improved diagnosis of colonic disease, acute complications, extraintestinal manifestations, and early and delayed postoperative complications. Cross-sectional imaging techniques are therefore playing an increasing role in the assessment of ulcerative colitis and provide an essential complement to clinical data and endoscopy. This practical, illustrated volume on the role of cross-sectional imaging is aimed at radiologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons who are engaged or interested in the diagnosis and care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, particularly ulcerative colitis. After an overview of diagnostic imaging techniques, state-of-the-art assessment of colorectal inflammatory disease with CT colonography using water enema and bowel MRI is discussed, followed by description of the plain radiographic and CT findings in patients with acute exacerbations and surgical complications. Subsequent chapters review the diagnostic findings and role of cross-sectional imaging in the assessment of sclerosing cholangitis (with emphasis on MR cholangiopancreatography), vascular complications (particularly portal and mesenteric thrombosis), colitis-associated colorectal cancer and perianal inflammatory disease. Normal postoperative appearances and early and delayed complications in patients treated with proctocolectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis are also comprehensively reviewed.
Contents
Introduction -- Medical Needs -- Intestinal Ultrasound in Ulcerative Colitis -- Water Enema Multidetector CT Colonography: Technique, Role and Imaging Findings in Ulcerative Colitis -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Ulcerative Colitis -- Radiographic and CT Imaging Assessment of Acute Exacerbations and Surgical Complications -- Cross-Sectional Imaging Mimics of Ulcerative Colitis -- Hepato-Bilio-Pancreatic Complications of Ulcerative Colitis -- Vascular Complications of Ulcerative Colitis -- Neoplasms in Ulcerative Colitis -- Musculoskeletal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis -- Surgical Perspective on Perianal Complications in Ulcerative Colitis -- Imaging of Perianal Inflammatory Disorders in Ulcerative Colitis -- Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis Surgery: Surgical Techniques -- Imaging of Ileal Pouch Surgery and Related Complications.
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e-Book
Location
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