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Ulcerative Colitis

Treatments, Special Populations and the Future

Edited by Mortimer O'Connor

South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Ireland

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 publication and deserve individual credit and praise for their contributions to the world of Ulcerative Colitis. We hope that you will find this publication informative, stimulating and a reference point for the area of Ulcerative colitis as we move forward in our understanding of the field of medicine.

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Ulcerative ColitisTreatments, Special Populations and the FutureEdited by Mortimer O'Connor

Published: November 2nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/2369

ISBN: 978-953-307-739-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6549-1

Copyright year: 2011

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22913 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

14 Dimensions Citations


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1. Surgical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

By Gianluca Pellino, Guido Sciaudone, Gabriele Riegler, Silvestro Canonico and Francesco Selvaggi


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2. Laparoscopic Surgery for Severe Ulcerative Colitis

By Kazuhiro Watanabe, Hitoshi Ogawa, Chikashi Shibata, Koh Miura, Takeshi Naitoh, Masayuki Kakyou, Takanori Morikawa, Sho Haneda, Naoki Tanaka, Katsuyoshi Kudo, Shinobu Ohnuma, Hiyroyuki Sasaki and Iwao Sasaki


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3. Drug Therapy in Ulcerative Colitis

By Xue-Gang Guo, Xiang-Ping Wang and Chang-Tai Xu


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4. New Biologic Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis

By Francesca Zorzi, Emma Calabrese and Francesco Pallone


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5. Clinical, Biological, and Laboratory Parameters as Predictors of Severity of Clinical Outcome and Response to Anti–TNF–Alpha Treatment in Ulcerative Colitis

By Trine Olsen and Jon Florholmen


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6. Polysaccharides for Colon–Targeted Drug Delivery: Improved Drug–Release Specificity and Therapeutic Benefits

By Annette Hartzell and Devin J. Rose


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7. Food and Intestinal Microorganisms: Factors in Pathogenesis, Prevention and Therapy of Ulcerative Colitis

By Rok Orel and Darja Urlep


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8. Ulcerative Colitis and Pregnancy

By A. Alakkari and C. O’Morain


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9. Ulcerative Colitis in Children and Adolescents

By Andrew S. Day and Daniel A. Lemberg


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10. Animal Models of Colitis: Lessons Learned, and Their Relevance to the Clinic

By Matthew Barnett and Alan Fraser


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