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Endoscopy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Luigi Dall'Oglio, Claudio Romano, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2018.
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This book describes an up-to-date practical strategy for the use of endoscopy in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). All aspects of the role of endoscopy in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC)—the two most common types of IBD—are addressed. Readers will find detailed information on its use in the initial diagnosis of IBD, differentiation between CD and UC, assessment of disease extent and activity, monitoring of response to the…
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Dall'Oglio, Luigi
Romano, Claudio
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Luigi Dall'Oglio, Claudio Romano, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2018
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 103 p.) : 11 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319612492
9783319612485 (print ed.)
9783319612508 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Child
Endoscopy - methods
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Specialty
Endoscopy
Gastroenterology
Pediatrics
Abstract
This book describes an up-to-date practical strategy for the use of endoscopy in the evaluation and management of pediatric patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). All aspects of the role of endoscopy in Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC)—the two most common types of IBD—are addressed. Readers will find detailed information on its use in the initial diagnosis of IBD, differentiation between CD and UC, assessment of disease extent and activity, monitoring of response to therapy, and surveillance for cancer and dysplasia. Attention is drawn to specific clinical and endoscopic features of CD and UC in the pediatric age group that serve to illustrate why the child is not to be regarded merely as a small adult. Helpful information is also supplied on equipment, patient and parent preparation, and sedation. Endoscopy is considered the best means of obtaining a definite diagnosis in children who may have IBD, and this book will be of value to practitioners at all levels of experience.
Contents
1. Equipment in Pediatric Endoscopy -- 2. Bowel Preparation and Factors Correlated with Patients and Parents -- 3. Sedation -- 4. Early Onset IBD: Endoscopic Features -- 5. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy and Ileocolonoscopy -- 6. Endoscopic Score in CD and UC -- 7. Small-Bowel Endoscopy -- 8. Operative Endoscopy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 9. Cancer and Dysplasia Surveillance -- 10. Conclusions.
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Silvio Mazziotti, Alfredo Blandino ; in collaboration with Giorgio Ascenti, Tommaso D'Angelo. --Milan: Springer , c2014.
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In recent years, there has been huge interest in developing new methods that offer improved accuracy for the detection of small bowel pathology, and in particular for the assessment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Cross-sectional imaging, such as CT and MR, has advantages over traditional barium fluoroscopic techniques in terms of direct visualization of the bowel wall and improved visualization of extraluminal findings and complications. This means a complete change in the diagnostic app…
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Mazziotti, Silvio
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Blandino, Alfredo
Ascenti, Giorgio
D'angelo, Tommaso
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Silvio Mazziotti, Alfredo Blandino ; in collaboration with Giorgio Ascenti, Tommaso D'Angelo
Alternate Title
Magnetic resonance enterography
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 150 pages)
ISBN
9788847056756 (electronic bk.)
9788847056701
Subjects (MeSH)
Intestinal Diseases - diagnosis
Intestine, Small - pathology
Subjects (LCSH)
Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging
Inflammatory bowel diseases - Magnetic resonance imaging
Abstract
In recent years, there has been huge interest in developing new methods that offer improved accuracy for the detection of small bowel pathology, and in particular for the assessment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Cross-sectional imaging, such as CT and MR, has advantages over traditional barium fluoroscopic techniques in terms of direct visualization of the bowel wall and improved visualization of extraluminal findings and complications. This means a complete change in the diagnostic approach to the patient with IBD: from analysis of the bowel surface to direct evaluation of parietal alterations and assessment of peri- and extraintestinal involvement. The ideal imaging test is reproducible, well tolerated by patients and, above all, free of ionizing radiation. MR enterography, currently performed only in a few reference centers, meets these criteria and offers accurate diagnosis, particularly in respect of the wide spectrum of intra- and extraintestinal complications of IBD. This book provides a thorough overview of the indications, techniques, diagnostic advantages, and limitations of MR enterography. Particular attention is paid to patient preparation in relation to the particular study type and to the potential advantages of the most up-to-date MR studies in specific cases, e.g., allergy or renal failure. A separate chapter is devoted to MR of perianal region for the detection and staging of perianal fistula, a common complication in patients with Crohn's disease.
Contents
1. Introduction -- Part I. MR Enterography: Technique and Anatomy -- 2. Technique -- 3. Normal MR Anatomy -- Part II. MR Enterography: Clinical Applications -- 4. MR Findings in Crohn’s Disease -- 5. Extraintestinal Complications -- 6. Perianal Complications -- 7. Other Indications for MRE.
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