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Inflammatory Bowel Disease : A Point of Care Clinical Guide

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Daniel J. Stein, Reza Shaker, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This volume provides a unique point-of-care reference for clinicians who care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients. Busy clinicians need the best evidence based answers to patient questions at their fingertips at the time questions present themselves. Each chapter is based on responses to common IBD patient questions from IBD experts who answer these questions every day. Through these questions this book guides clinicians through the complicated management of IBD; including disease onset and…
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Stein, Daniel J
Shaker, Reza
Responsibility
Daniel J. Stein, Reza Shaker, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvii, 237 p. : 4 illus., 3 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319140728
9783319140711 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Evidence-Based Medicine - methods
Abstract
This volume provides a unique point-of-care reference for clinicians who care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients. Busy clinicians need the best evidence based answers to patient questions at their fingertips at the time questions present themselves. Each chapter is based on responses to common IBD patient questions from IBD experts who answer these questions every day. Through these questions this book guides clinicians through the complicated management of IBD; including disease onset and natural history, therapy initiation, medications complications, therapeutic monitoring, surgery and accurate disease monitoring. Lastly, the book addresses special situations, such as alternative therapies, pregnancy, and fertility. Written by experts in the field, Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Point of Care Clinical Guide is a valuable reference for gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows, mid-level providers and any clinician involved in the care of IBD patients.
Contents
[publisher supplied] 1. Why did this happen to me?: Epidemiology, Genetics, Environment, and Etiology of IBD -- 2. So what is Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis?: Making the proper diagnosis, avoiding IBD mimickers, and identifying factors that distinguish CD from UC -- 3. What happens if I do nothing?: The natural history of IBD, treated and untreated -- 4. Proper staging and management of newly diagnosed Crohn's disease -- 5. Proper staging and management of newly diagnosed Ulcerative colitis -- 6. Monitoring for common side effects and adverse reactions of IBD medications -- 7. Healthcare maintenance in patients with IBD -- 8. Pregnancy and unique women's issues in IBD -- 9. Imaging and IBD -- 10. Perianal Crohn's disease -- 11. Surgical management of Crohn's disease -- 12. Management of severe/fulminant Ulcerative colitis -- 13. Surgical management of Ulcerative colitis -- 14. Post operative management of IBD patients -- 15. Pouchitis -- 16. Ostomies.
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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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