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5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA) for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1483
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5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a medication often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It helps to controll active ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s colitis and keep mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission (period of recovery). Topics include: what does 5-ASA do, which 5-ASA you should take, how to take 5-ASA, what other medications you can take, and how 5-ASA will help. The pamphlet also describes side effects and how long you will need to take 5-ASA.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (5 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - drug therapy
Crohn Disease - drug therapy
Colitis - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Inflammatory bowel diseases
Crohn's disease
Colitis
Abstract
5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is a medication often used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It helps to controll active ulcerative colitis, or Crohn’s colitis and keep mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in remission (period of recovery). Topics include: what does 5-ASA do, which 5-ASA you should take, how to take 5-ASA, what other medications you can take, and how 5-ASA will help. The pamphlet also describes side effects and how long you will need to take 5-ASA.
Notes
Previous title: 5-Aminosalicylate (5-ASA)
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Prepared by: Nova Scotia Collaborative IBD Program
Pamphlet Number
1483
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Imaging of perianal inflammatory diseases

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Massimo Tonolini, Giovanni Maconi, editors. --Milan: Springer , c2013.
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This practical volume is intended for all radiologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons who are responsible for, or interested in, the diagnosis and care of patients with diseases of the anal and perianal region. After an introductory section focusing on surgical, MRI, and US anatomy, up-to-date clinical and therapeutic information is provided on the full range of perianal inflammatory conditions, with special attention to Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and sexually transmitted diseases…
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Other Authors
Tonolini, Massimo
Maconi, Giovanni
Responsibility
Massimo Tonolini, Giovanni Maconi, editors
Place of Publication
Milan
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 234 p. : 80 ill., 40 ill. in color)
ISBN
9788847028470
Subjects (MeSH)
Anal Canal - diagnostic imaging
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Perineum - diagnostic imaging
Ultrasonography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Subjects (LCSH)
Radiology, Medical
Gastroenterology
Colon (Anatomy)
Abstract
This practical volume is intended for all radiologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons who are responsible for, or interested in, the diagnosis and care of patients with diseases of the anal and perianal region. After an introductory section focusing on surgical, MRI, and US anatomy, up-to-date clinical and therapeutic information is provided on the full range of perianal inflammatory conditions, with special attention to Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and sexually transmitted diseases. Physical and surgical examination is carefully discussed, with consideration of limitations, results, clinical needs, and the questions likely to be posed of imaging. The subsequent three sections provide detailed information on the different imaging modalities: transanal and transperineal ultrasound, contrast-enhanced MRI, and CT. Techniques, diagnostic accuracy, common and unusual disease patterns, artifacts, and pitfalls are clearly presented.
Contents
Section I. Introduction -- 1. Perineum: Surgical Anatomy and Physiology -- 2. MRI Anatomy of the Anorectal Region -- 3. Ultrasound Anatomy of the Anorectal Region -- Section II. Perianal inflammatory diseases -- 4. Crohn's Disease -- 5. Ulcerative colitis -- 6. Cryptogenetic Fistulas -- 7. Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 8. Cancer in Perianal Fistulas -- Section III. Clinical Examination and Medical Needs -- 9. Clinical Examination -- 10. Surgical Examination Under Anesthesia -- Section IV. Ultrasound -- 11. Techniques -- 12. Crohn's Disease -- 13. Ulcerative Colitis -- 14. Cryptoglandular Fistulas -- 15. Cancer in Perianal Fistulas -- 16. Rare Diseases -- 17. Artifacts and Pitfalls -- Section V. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) -- 18. MRI Study Protocol -- 19. Dynamic MRI and the Assessment of Activity -- 20. Perianal Crohn's disease MRI classification and staging -- 21. Diagnostic Accuracy of MRI in Perianal Crohn's Disease -- 22. Post-surgical Findings and Post-treatment MRI Follow-Up -- 23. Ulcerative Colitis and Ileal Pouch Surgery -- 24. Cryptogenic Fistulas -- 25. Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- 26. Cancer in Perianal Fistulae -- 27. Rare Diseases -- 28. Artifacts and Pitfalls -- 29. Techniques and Role of CT in Perianal Disease -- 30. Integration of Diagnostic Modalities and Diagnostic Algorithms.
Format
e-Book
Location
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