Sami Karoui

Hôpital La RabtaTunisia

I am born in Tunis in 1968. I studied in the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis and I followed the studies of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the University Hospitals in Tunis. I received the diploma of Gastroenterologist in 1998 and I work since 2000 in the Department of Gastroenterology A (La Rabta Hospital – Tunis) and in the Faculty of Medicine of Tunis. I am Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology since 2008. My areas of interest are esophageal diseases

2books edited

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This book is dedicated to inflammatory bowel disease, and the authors discuss the advances in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease, as well as several new parameters involved in the etiopathogeny of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, such as intestinal barrier dysfunction and the roles of TH 17 cells and IL 17 in the immune response in inflammatory bowel disease. The book also focuses on several relevant clinical points, such as pregnancy during inflammatory bowel disease and the health-related quality of life as an end point of the different treatments of the diseases. Finally, advances in management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease are discussed, especially in a complete review of the recent literature.

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