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IBD at the End of its First Century : Falk Symposium - G. Rogler

IBD at the End of its First Century

Falk Symposium

By: G. Rogler (Editor), F. Kullman (Editor), P. Rutgeerts (Editor), R. Balfour Sartor (Editor), J. Scholmerich (Editor)

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Published: 31st July 2000
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Although the first description of patients with what we now call Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis was published well before 1900, both disorders seem to be diseases of the twentieth century. At the very start of the twenty-first century, it therefore seems appropriate to look back and at the same time look forward and to assess what knowledge has been gained during the last 100 years and in what direction research and thereby clinical practice will go in the future.
This book, the proceedings of Falk Symposium No. 111 held in Freiburg, Germany, on June 19-20 1999, contains contributions from experienced senior scientists on the state of the art in pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment, together with unpublished and new findings from young researchers. Basic scientists and clinicians are thereby involved in an exchange of information which will lead to new directions for future research and clinical management of inflammatory bowel diseases.

List of Principal Authors
Aetiopathogenesis
Susceptibility Genes for IBD
Interleukin-1 Beta Gene Polymorphisms as Genetic Markers in Perforating and Non-Perforating Crohn's Disease
Genetic Determination and Susceptibility: Future Aspects
Interactions Between Enteric Bacteria and the Immune System Which Determine Mucosal Homeostasis vs. Chronic Intestinal Inflammation: Lessons from Rodent Models
Gut Flora: Future Implications
Response and Non-Response in the Mucosal Immune System
Immunotherapeutic Approaches in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Intestinal Epithelial Barrier Dysfunction
IL-10 Inhibits NF-kB by Distinct Mechanisms
Future Ways to Study Epithelial Cell Functions
Regulation of Intestinal Crypt Cell Apoptosis in the Murine Acute Graft-versus-Host Disease
Apoptosis and Mucosal Lymphocytes: Defective Mucosal Lymphocyte Apoptosis is Associated with Inflammation
Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Wound Healing
Myofibroblasts and Epithelial Repair in the Intestinal Mucosa
Etiopathogenesis 1999 - How to Put it All Together
Clinical Approach and Treatment
The Influence of 20th Century Biomedical Thought on the Origins of IBD Therapy
Differentiation and Subgrouping of IBD: State of the Art
Differentiation and Subgrouping of Crohn's Disease
Do Subgroups of Crohn's Disease Matter for Future Patient Care?
Treatment of Active, Severe and Refractory Ulcerative Colitis: State of the Art
Treatment of active, severe and refractory ulcerative colitis: new therapeutic approaches, unpublished data
Cyclosporin for Corticosteroid-Refractory Ulcerative Colitis. Refinement of Current Treatment Modalities
Two Decades of Restorative Proctocolectomy: Laudation or Requiem for the Ileoanal Pouch Procedure?
Risk of Dysplasia in Long-Term Ileal Pouches or Pouches with Chronic Pouchitis
Improving the Long-Term Outcome of Surgery: The Future
Azathioprine Metabolism in IBD: Correlation with Efficacy and Toxicity
Steriod Dependent and Refradctory Disease: State of the Art
Thalidomide Therapy: History, Pharmacology and Consideration as a Treatment for Crohn's Disease
Maintenance of Remission in Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
Remission Maintenance in UC and CD: Unpublished Data
Experimental Treatments in IBD e Are Too Many and Do We Have the Right Targets?
Patient Education in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Supportive Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
How to Put it All together e Visions for the Second Century
Index
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ISBN: 9780792387565
ISBN-10: 0792387562
Series: Falk Symposium
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 326
Published: 31st July 2000
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.45