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Introduction to Gastrointestinal Diseases. Vol. 1

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Jakub Fichna, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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Learn the basics and more of gastrointestinal diseases. Functional GI disorders and inflammatory bowel diseases have become a major medical, social and economic burden worldwide. The larger the number of patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel diseases, the greater the need to properly diagnose and cure. This book is a comprehensive guide through GI diseases, which can be used by practitioners and patients. It will allow: to explore the mechanisms underlying GI di…
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Fichna, Jakub
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Jakub Fichna, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xii, 139 pages) : 9 illus.
ISBN
9783319490168
9783319490151 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - therapy
Irritable Bowel Syndrome - therapy
Abstract
Learn the basics and more of gastrointestinal diseases. Functional GI disorders and inflammatory bowel diseases have become a major medical, social and economic burden worldwide. The larger the number of patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel diseases, the greater the need to properly diagnose and cure. This book is a comprehensive guide through GI diseases, which can be used by practitioners and patients. It will allow: to explore the mechanisms underlying GI diseases; to accurately diagnose and find the best treatment; to learn how to alleviate GI disease symptoms by changing diet and lifestyle. This guide has been written by experts in the field who understand the needs of doctors and their patients. With this book, you will make sure that the GI disease can be properly managed.
Contents
Part I.. Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Functional Gastrointestinal Diseases -- 1. Current Theories for Development of Irritable Bowel Syndrome .2. Clinical Features of Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- 3. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Diagnosis -- 4. Pharmacological and Clinical Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome -- 5. IBS Patient’s Guide -- Part II. Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 6. Pathogenesis of IBD -- 7. Clinical Features -- 8. Diagnostic Criteria in IBD (with Comments) -- 9. Clinical Treatment in IBD -- 10. IBD Patient’s Guide.
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Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Biologics

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edited by Adam S. Cheifetz, Joseph D. Feuerstein. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2018.
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This book is a concise yet comprehensive overview of the use of biologics for the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The volume details how best to utilize these medications in order to optimize their efficacy and safety, as well as how to understand, recognize, and treat complications that may arise from using biologics to treat IBD. The text also focuses on new data, novel biologics, and biosimilars of this rapidly expanding field. Written by experts in the field, Treatment …
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Cheifetz, Adam S.
Feuerstein, Joseph D.
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edited by Adam S. Cheifetz, Joseph D. Feuerstein
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 335 p.) : 22 illus., 19 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319602769
9783319602752 (print ed.)
9783319602776 (print ed.)
9783319868233 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Anti-Inflammatory Agents - therapeutic use
Biological Products - therapeutic use
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Specialty
Biological Therapy
Gastroenterology
Abstract
This book is a concise yet comprehensive overview of the use of biologics for the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. The volume details how best to utilize these medications in order to optimize their efficacy and safety, as well as how to understand, recognize, and treat complications that may arise from using biologics to treat IBD. The text also focuses on new data, novel biologics, and biosimilars of this rapidly expanding field. Written by experts in the field, Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Biologics is a valuable resource for gastroenterologists, allied health professionals, fellows, and trainees who treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Contents
Mechanism of Action and Pharmacokinetics of Biologics -- Anti-tumor Necrosis Factor Agents in Ulcerative Colitis -- Anti-tumor Necrosis Factor Agents in Crohn's Disease -- Anti-TNF Therapy for Treatment of Extraintestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Use of Biologics in the Postoperative Management of Crohn's Disease -- Biologics in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding -- Concomitant Use of Immunosuppressive Therapy with Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Antagonists in Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Biologic Agents -- Use of Biologics in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Prior to Surgery and Perioperative Risks -- Cessation of Biologics—Can it be Done? -- Biologic Therapy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Infectious Complications of Biologics -- Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha Inhibitors and Risks of Malignancy -- Non-infectious and Non-malignant Complications of Biologics -- Biosimilars in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2017: State of the Science, State of the Art, State of the Finances -- Anti-Integrin Agents in IBD: Efficacy and Risk of Complications -- Novel Agents in Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- Quality, Safety, and Practical Considerations of Using Biologic Therapies.
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