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Ulcerative Colitis

Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Complications

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 authors of the chapters 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 ColitisEpidemiology, Pathogenesis and ComplicationsEdited by Mortimer O'Connor

Published: December 14th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1338

ISBN: 978-953-307-880-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6745-7

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

44087 Total Chapter Downloads

6 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

12 Dimensions Citations


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1. Ulcerative Colitis

By Iftikhar Ahmed and Zafar Niaz


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2. Proteomic Approaches for Biomarker Discovery in Ulcerative Colitis

By Manae S. Kurokawa, Moriaki Hatsugai, Yohei Noguchi, Takuya Yoshioka, Hiroyuki Mitsui, Hiroshi Yasuda and Tomohiro Kato


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3. Enteric Nervous System Abnormalities in Ulcerative Colitis

By Carla Cirillo, Giovanni Sarnelli and Rosario Cuomo


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4. Protein Kinases and Ulcerative Colitis

By Yutao Yan


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5. CXCL12-CXCR4 Axis in Ulcerative Colitis

By Hiroshi Nakase, Minoru Matsuura, Sakae Mikami and Tsutomu Chiba


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6. Defensins in Ulcerative Colitis

By Zhanju Liu and Yurong Yang


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7. Role of Interferon -γ-Inducible Protein (IP)-10/ (IP-10/CXCL10) in Ulcerative Colitis; A Review of the Present Status

By Kenji Suzuki, Hiroyuki Yoneyama and Hitoshi Asakura


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8. Molecular Determinants in Ulcerative Colitis – Epigenetics and Telomere Dysfunction

By Ramesh P. Arasaradnam and Chuka U. Nwokolo


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9. Extraintestinal Manifestations of Ulcerative Colitis

By Brian Huang, Lola Y. Kwan and David Q. Shih


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10. Kallikrein – Kinin System and Coagulation System in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

By Antoni Stadnicki


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11. Ulcerative Proctitis

By Gino Caselli Morgado and George Pinedo Mancilla


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12. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

By Gulbanu Erkan


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13. Neoplasia in IBD

By Joel Pekow and Marc Bissonnette


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14. Mucosal Remodeling and Alteration of Stromal Microenvironment in Ulcerative Colitis as Related to Colorectal Tumorigenesis

By Isao Okayasu, Tsutomu Yoshida, Tetuo Mikami, Jun Mitsuhashi, Masaaki Ichinoe, Nobuyuki Yanagisawa, Wataru Tokuyama, Kiyomi Hana and Yuichi Ishibashi


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15. Ulcerative Colitis and Lung

By Nilgün Yılmaz Demirci


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16. Nephritis Associated with Ulcerative Colitis

By Hirobumi Tokuyama, Shu Wakino, Koichi Hayashi and Hiroshi Itoh


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