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By Norton Greenberger, Richard Blumberg, Robert Burakoff

ISBN-10: 0071490078

ISBN-13: 9780071490078

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Authored by means of specialist physicians at Harvard scientific university and Brigham and Women's health center, present analysis & remedy: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Endoscopy deals a streamlined, templated presentation that simplifies the analysis and clinical administration of digestive and liver diseases.

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  • Complete evaluate of advances in diagnostic and healing endoscopy
  • “Essentials of analysis” bulleted lists convey speedy information on opting for either universal and infrequent digestive problems
  • Over ninety full-color endoscopic and different photos of GI problems
  • Over 50 radiographic photographs make clear using the numerous at present to be had imaging options
  • Key details from similar fields, together with GI surgical procedure, and subspecialities reminiscent of liver transplantation, bariatric surgical procedure, inflammatory bowel ailment, and motility disorder

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There is strong evidence that the origin of these Th2 cytokines in UC may be due to the activity of a unique subset of T cells. Specifically, animal models of UC as well as studies in humans show that IL-13 may be primarily derived from a unique subset of T cells that carries on its cell surface markers of both natural killer and T cells. These so-called NKT cells recognize a major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I–like molecule, CD1d, which is structurally similar to HLA-A, -B, and -C. In the presence of CD1d on an APC, these NKT cells, which represent approximately 1–2% of peripheral blood lymphocytes and a similarly small set of T cells in the intestines, respond to glycolipid antigens presented by the CD1d molecule on APC.

Perianal and cutaneous fistulae are readily identified on a careful perineal and skin examination. 2. Laboratory findings—No single laboratory test is diagnostic or specific for Crohn disease. Patients are typically at least mildly anemic, often with iron deficiency. Leukocytosis and thrombocytosis are common and typically reflect systemic inflammation. Serum albumin may be low in the case 24 ᮡ CHAPTER 3 of protein-losing enterocolitis or in malnutrition. Malabsorption due to inflammation, bacterial overgrowth, or surgical resection may lead to diminished levels of various minerals (serum calcium, magnesium) and vitamins (B12, D, and folate).

PMID: 9321530] Targan SR, Feagan BG, Fedorak RN, et al; International Efficacy of Natalizumab in Crohn’s Disease Response and Remission (ENCORE) Trial Group. Natalizumab for the treatment of active Crohn’s disease: results of the ENCORE trial. Nat Clin Pract Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007;132:1672–1683. [PMID: 17484865] PATHOGENESIS OF ULCERATIVE COLITIS: IMMUNOLOGIC FACTORS UC is a diffuse superficial disease that is confined to the mucosa and is more commonly characterized by the presence of epithelial apoptosis and superficial ulcerations than is observed in CD.

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