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Title Medical therapy of ulcerative colitis / Gary R. Lichtenstein, editor
Published New York : Springer, [2014]
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Contents The History of Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis.- The Role of the Food and Drug Administration in Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis -- The Natural History of Ulcerative Colitis -- Principles of Management of Ulcerative Colitis -- The Importance of Mucosal Healing in Ulcerative Colitis -- Oral Mesalamine -- Contrast and Comparison of Mesalamine Derivatives in the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis -- Topical Mesalamine -- Oral and Parenteral Corticosteroid Therapy in Ulcerative Colitis -- Rectal Glucocorticoid Use In Ulcerative Colitis -- Antimetabolite Therapy in ulcerative colitis: Azathioprine, 6-Mercaptupurine and Methotrexate -- Azathioprine / 6-Mercaptopurine Metabolism in Ulcerative Colitis: A Guide to Metabolite Assessment: An Evidence Based Approach -- Cyclosporine for Ulcerative colitis -- Tacrolimus, Sirolimus and Mycophenolate Mofetil -- Infliximab for Ulcerative Colitis -- Beyond Infliximab: Other anti-TNF therapies for Ulcerative Colitis -- Novel Biologics for the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis -- Probiotics, Prebiotics, and Antibiotics for Ulcerative colitis -- Novel NonBiologic Therapies for Ulcerative Colitis -- Disease Modifiers in the Management of Ulcerative Colitis -- Treatment of Ulcerative Proctitis -- Treatment of Distal / Left Sided Ulcerative Colitis -- Treatment of Severe Ulcerative Colitis -- Pregnancy and Fertility in Ulcerative Colitis -- Pediatric Issues in Treating Ulcerative Colitis -- Chemoprevention in Ulcerative Colitis -- Safety Considerations in the Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis -- Management of Steroid-Dependent and Steroid-Refractory -- Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis -- Medication Adherence in Ulcerative Colitis -- The Role of Telemedicine for Management of Ulcerative Colitis -- Assessment of Disease Activity in Ulcerative Colitis -- Medical Management of Toxic -- Medical Treatment of Extraintestinal Manifestation of Ulcerative Colitis -- Mimics of Ulcerative Colitis -- The role of diet and nutrition in ulcerative colitis -- Parenteral Nutrition Use in Ulcerative Colitis -- Maintenance of Remission in Ulcerative Colitis -- Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in the Patient with Ulcerative Colitis -- Medical Treatment of Hepatobiliary Diseases Associated with Ulcerative Colitis -- Step-Up versus Top-Down Therapy in Ulcerative Colitis
Summary Medical Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis will serve as an invaluable resource for individual physicians use who treat patients with ulcerative colitis. The text presents a comprehensive overview of medical therapy for management of specific clinical scenarios and also a focus on the individual medications used to treat patients with ulcerative colitis. The book will be evidence based and focus on simplifying the current treatment to make it easy to understand. The chapters are written by experts in their fields and provide the most up to date information. This book will target gastroenterologists who focus on IBD, general gastroenterologists, fellows, and surgeons such as colorectal surgeons or GI surgeons who may treat patients with ulcerative colitis
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ulcerative colitis -- Treatment.
Ulcerative colitis -- Chemotherapy.
Colitis, Ulcerative -- drug therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Lichtenstein, Gary R., 1958- editor
ISBN 9781493916771 (electronic bk.)
1493916777 (electronic bk.)
1493916769 (print)
9781493916764 (print)