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  • Current Concepts in Colonic Disorders
    Current Concepts in Colonic Disorders
    Editor Godfrey Lule
    ISBN 978-953-307-957-8,
    288 pages, January, 2012
    The 21st Century has seen a resurgence of research of the gastrointestinal tract, especially since it was established that it plays a central role as an immune system organ and consequentially has a huge impact on causation, impact and transmission o ...
  • Colitis
    Colitis
    Editor Masayuki Fukata
    ISBN 978-953-307-799-4,
    208 pages, January, 2012
    Inflammation of the colon is collectively called "Colitis". Since a variety of conditions may cause colitis and its manifestations are similar among the causes, selection of the right treatment based on the correct diagnosis is important in the manag ...
  • Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Complications
    Ulcerative Colitis - Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Complications
    Editor Mortimer B. O'Connor
    ISBN 978-953-307-880-9,
    292 pages, December, 2011
    This book is intended to act as an up-to-date reference point and knowledge developer for all readers interested in the area of gastroenterology and in particular, Ulcerative Colitis. All authors of the chapters are experts in their fields of publica ...
  • Gastrostomy
    Gastrostomy
    Editor Pavel Kohout
    ISBN 978-953-307-365-1,
    164 pages, December, 2011
    The gastrostomy placement is a method of providing nutrition to the patients who are unable to eat. In this book you can find chapters focused on the use of gastrostomy in children, patients with neurological impairment and patients with head and nec ...
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    Editor Oliviu Pascu
    ISBN 978-953-307-385-9,
    284 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopy has had a major impact in the development of modern gastroenterology. By using different data it provided a better understanding of pathogenic mechanisms, described new entities and changed diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. Meanwhile, ...
  • Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Endoscopic Procedures in Colon and Rectum
    Editor José Joaquim Ribeiro da Rocha
    ISBN 978-953-307-677-5,
    164 pages, November, 2011
    Endoscopic procedures in colon and rectum presents nine chapters which start with introductory ones like screening by colonoscopy as the preparation and monitoring for this exam. In addition to these approaches the book aims in the last four chapters ...
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
    Peptic Ulcer Disease
    Editor Jianyuan Chai
    ISBN 978-953-307-976-9,
    500 pages, November, 2011
    Peptic ulcer disease is one of the most common chronic infections in human population. Despite centuries of study, it still troubles a lot of people, especially in the third world countries, and it can lead to other more serious complications such as ...
  • Ulcerative Colitis - Treatments, Special Populations and the Future
    Ulcerative Colitis - Treatments, Special Populations and the Future
    Editor Mortimer O'Connor
    ISBN 978-953-307-739-0,
    190 pages, November, 2011
    This book is intended to act as an up to date reference point and knowledge developer for all readers interested in the area of gastroenterology and in particular Ulcerative Colitis. All of the chapter authors are experts in their fields of publicati ...