Operative strategies in inflammatory bowel disease

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Springer, 1999 - Medical - 515 pages
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Operative strategies in inflammatory small bowel disease, provides a thorough review of the operative techniques as well as the indications, and long term results for the surgical treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease. As IBD is characterized by a high incidence of re-operations and complications, separate sections of the text are entirely devoted to surgical treatment of specific complications and management of recurrent disease in both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease. In addition, the text addresses the complex interface exists between the medical and surgical management of IBD with important information on medical treatment, endoscopic evaluation, pathology, radiology, and etiology. Exquisitely illustrated with over 175 line drawings, and photographs to give the surgeon step-by-step guidance through a variety of complext surgical procedures.

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Contents

Radiographic Evaluation
109
Medical Therapy
138
Indications for Surgical Treatment in Ulcerative
150
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Michelassi-The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Milsom-The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH