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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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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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