GASTROENTEROLOGY

Pouchitis After Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis

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Fig. 44.1 (a) Schematic drawing of constructed “J”-pouch (left) and “S”-pouch (right). (b) Normal-appearing J-pouch with efferent (top) and afferent (bottom) giving “owl’s eye” appearance. (c) Inflamed pouch with diffuse…

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Anti-TNF Biologic Therapies Other than Infliximab

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, Emily P. Whitfield2  , Jeremy Adler2   and Peter D. R. Higgins3   (1) Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA (2) Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease…

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Surgical Management of Crohn Disease in Children

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Obstruction Bleeding Perforation Fistula Phlegmon Abscess Drug allergies Drug resistance Perineal disease Urologic complications Progression Growth failure Fig. 41.1 Distribution of pediatric Crohn disease (de Bie et al. [10]) Isolated…

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Fostering Self-Management and Patient Activation

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and Justin Vandergrift2 (1) Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (2) Charlotte, North Carolina, USA   KeywordsSelf-managementAdherencePatient activationCo-production Introduction As chronic medical conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), predominate as a…

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5-Aminosalicylate Therapy

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Drug Formulation Delivery system Dosage form Release location Azo-bonded formulations Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine®) Azo bond of 5-ASA to sulfapyridine Broken down by colonic bacteria to release active 5-ASA moiety Tablet 500…

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