Publication Year: 2010
Authors/Editor: Targan, Stephan R.; Shanahan, Fergus; and Karp, Loren C.
Written and edited by international experts in gastroenterology this up-to-date volume provides a complete review of the basic science behind inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), as well as evidence-based clinical guidance on diagnosis, treatment and long-term management of IBD
In 50 chapters the authors cover the latest and most promising treatment modalities and the science behind them. There are chapters which cover the advances in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as chapters focusing on nutrition, imaging and complementary medicine.
This is an invaluable information resource for all those in the medical team treating patients with IBD: gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, or GI nurse specialists.