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Crohn's Disease

Edited by Sami Karoui

Hôpital La Rabta, Tunisia

In this book, several important points regarding Crohn's disease are discussed. In the first section, we focus on etiopathogeny of Crohn's disease and the recent advances in our overall understanding of the disease - specifically, the role of the gut epithelium, alterations of the epithelial crypts, and the roles of the different cytokines in the pathophysiology of Crohn's disease. In the second section, a diagnosis of Crohn's disease is discussed. Another particular area of focus is in the diagnosis of intestinal tuberculosis, and the role of mycobacterium avium in Crohn's disease. In the third and final section, the management of Crohn's disease is discussed, with a focus on recent evidence-based medicine recommendations.

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Crohn's DiseaseEdited by Sami Karoui

Published: January 13th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1170

ISBN: 978-953-307-811-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6630-6

Copyright year: 2012

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25194 Total Chapter Downloads

2 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

6 Dimensions Citations


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1. Alteration of the Crypt Epithelial-Stromal Interface by Proinflammatory Cytokines in Crohn's Disease

By Amira Seltana, Manon Lepage and Jean-François Beaulieu


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2. Manning the Barricades: Role of the Gut Epithelium in Crohn’s Disease

By Erik P. Lillehoj and Erik P.H. De Leeuw


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3. Genotyping of CARD15/NOD2, ATG16L1 and IL23R Genes in Polish Crohn’s Disease (CD) Patients – Are They Related to the Localization of the Disease and Extra-Intestinal Symptoms?

By Ludwika Jakubowska-Burek, Elzbieta Kaczmarek, Justyna Hoppe-Golebiewska, Marta Kaczmarek-Rys, Szymon Hryhorowicz, Marcin A. Kucharski, Ryszard Slomski, Krzysztof Linke and Agnieszka Dobrowolska-Zachwieja


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4. Inflammatory Bowel Disease G-Prote in Coupled Receptors (GPCRs) Expression Profiling with Microfluidic Cards

By Nathalie Taquet, Claude Philippe, Jean-Marie Reimund and Christian D. Muller


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5. Be or Not to Be a Crohn’s Disease: CD and Its Numerous Differential Diagnosis

By Amandine Gagneux-Brunon, Bernard Faulques and Xavier Roblin


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6. Crohn's Disease: From an Anesthetist’s Perspective

By Beyazit Zencirci


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7. Detection of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in Crohn’s Disease Patients and Ruminants Intestine by In Situ Hybridization

By Lucía C. Favila-Humara, Gilberto Chávez-Gris, Francisco J. García-Vázquez, José M. Remes-Troche, Luis F. Uscanga, Marco A. Santillán Flores, Fernando Paolicchi, Erika M. Carrillo-Casas, Rigoberto Hernández Castro


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8. Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis vs Crohn’s Disease

By Isabel Azevedo Carvalho, Maria de Lourdes de Abreu Ferrari and Maria Aparecida Scatamburlo Moreira


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9. Manipulation of Intestinal Flora as a Way to Treat Crohn's Disease: The Role of Probiotics, Prebiotics and Antibiotics

By Petra Zadravec, Borut Štrukelj and Aleš Berlec


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10. Evidence-Based Evaluation of Biological Treatment in Crohn's Disease

By Shiyao Chen and Yuan Zhao


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11. Minimally Invasive Surgical Treatment in Crohn’s Disease

By Antonino Spinelli, Piero Bazzi, Matteo Sacchi and Marco Montorsi


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12. Advances in Management of Crohn’s Disease

By Talha A. Malik


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