Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Ulcerative Colitis

from Genetics to Complications

Edited by Mustafa Shennak

University of Jordan, Jordan

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a rapidly evolving medical field, and will continue to be very exiting in the next few decades. Although the underlying cause of this disease is still unknown, results in research dealing with various issues related to this disease are published every day. Chapters included in this book review the most recent literature on related advancements in regard to this chronic disease, which is controllable but not curable. Aspects like epidemiology, pathophysiology, genetics, incriminated etiologies, clinical aspects, complications, and disease management, including advancements in the diagnostic and therapeutic options, were documented by well known clinicians, researchers, and world wide authorities in their fields. This book on UC will be a valuable addition to each doctor's library interested in this subject, or for physicians dealing with patients suffering from this disease. Authors have also included figures and diagrams to depict their point, and to easily reach the minds of the readers in the simplest way.

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Ulcerative Colitisfrom Genetics to ComplicationsEdited by Mustafa Shennak

Published: January 18th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2309

ISBN: 978-953-307-853-3

Copyright year: 2012

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17267 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

5 Web of Science Citations

13 Dimensions Citations

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1. Evolutionary Insights into the “Population-Specificity” of the Genetic Factors Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

By Shigeki Nakagome and Hiroki Oota

954

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2. Research of Immunology Markers of UC

By David Díaz-Jiménez, Katya Carrillo, Rodrigo Quera and Marcela A. Hermoso

1380

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3. Ulcerative Colitis and Microorganisms

By José Miguel Sahuquillo Arce and Agustín Iranzo Tatay

1812

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4. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Ulcerative Colitis

By Sophia Jagroop and Ramona Rajapakse

2533

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5. Colorectal Cancer in Ulcerative Colitis Patients

By Joseph D. Feuerstein and Sharmeel K. Wasan

1216

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6. Ulcerative Colitis and Colorectal Cancer: Aneuploidy and Implications for Improved Screening

By Jens K. Habermann, Gert Auer, Thomas Ried and Uwe J. Roblick

1075

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7. Carcinogenesis in Ulcerative Colitis

By Adam Humphries, Noor Jawad, Ana Ignjatovic, James East and Simon Leedham

1446

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8. Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Colorectal Cancer Prevention by 5-Aminosalicylates: Current Status and Perspectives

By Jean-Marie Reimund, Marion Tavernier, Stéphanie Viennot, Inaya Abdallah Hajj Hussein, Benoît Dupont, Anne-Marie Justum, Abdo R. Jurjus, Jean-Noël Freund and Mathilde Lechevrel

1343

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9. Ulcerative Colitis

By Yousef Ajlouni and Mustafa M. Shennak

1504

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10. Current and Novel Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis

By Cuong D. Tran, Rosa Katsikeros and Suzanne M. Abimosleh

4004

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