This is the state-of?the-art book on inflammatory bowel disease you have been waiting for Written and edited by international experts in gastroenterology this up-to-date volume provides a complete review of the basic science behind inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), as well as evidence-based clinical guidance on diagnosis, treatment and long-term management of IBD.
In 50 chapters the authors cover the latest and most promising treatment modalities and the science behind them. There are chapters which cover the advances in the medical and surgical treatment of conditions such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, as well as chapters focusing on nutrition, imaging and complementary medicine.
This is an invaluable information resource for all those in the medical team treating patients with IBD. Whether you are a gastroenterologist, gastrointestinal surgeon or GI nurse specialist this book deserves a place in your library.
Stephan R. Targan, MD
Director, Cedars-Sinai Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute, and Division of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, CA, USA Fergus Shanahan, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine and Director, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, National University of Ireland; Professor, Department of Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland
Loren C. Karp
Researcher/Specialist, Cedars-Sinai Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA