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Colitis-Associated Cancer

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Masato Kusunoki, editor. (1st ed.) --Tokyo: Springer Japan , c2016.
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As the number of patients with colitis-associated cancer (CAC) is on the increase, the purpose of this book is to review the latest topics concerning management of the disease. In recent years, the diagnostic power of endoscopy and molecular pathology has also grown tremendously, as a result of which they now have a far greater influence on the treatment of CAC. At the moment, appropriate monitoring programs for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease remain uncertain. At the same time, the late…
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Kusunoki, Masato
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Masato Kusunoki, editor
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Tokyo
Publisher
Springer Japan
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (viii, 150 p. : 21 illus., 15 illus. in color)
ISBN
9784431555223
9784431555216 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Colitis - complications
Colonic Neoplasms - etiology
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Abstract
As the number of patients with colitis-associated cancer (CAC) is on the increase, the purpose of this book is to review the latest topics concerning management of the disease. In recent years, the diagnostic power of endoscopy and molecular pathology has also grown tremendously, as a result of which they now have a far greater influence on the treatment of CAC. At the moment, appropriate monitoring programs for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease remain uncertain. At the same time, the latest findings on DNA methylation and microRNAs hold the promise of making revolutionary changes in these areas. Moreover, recent drug advances in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases have changed surgical indications. On the other hand, the indication of mucosectomy on colorectal cancer in ulcerative colitis and prophylactic abdominoperineal resection for Crohn's disease remain controversial. This book provides the latest information on the remaining issues of CAC from the point of view of expert surgeons.
Contents
1. Colitis-Associated Cancer: Overview -- Part I. Clinical Features -- 2. Incidence and Risk Factors -- 3. Prevention and Prognosis -- Part II. Diagnosis -- 4. Cancer Surveillance of Patients with Long-Standing Inflammatory Bowel Disease -- 5. Molecular Alterations in Inflammatory Colonic Carcinogenesis and Markers for Detecting Colitis-Associated Cancer -- Part III. Surgical Treatment -- 6. Surgical Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Cancer or Dysplasia -- 7. Surgical Treatment for Colorectal Cancer in Crohn's Disease.
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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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