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By Norton Greenberger, Richard Blumberg, Robert Burakoff

ISBN-10: 0071490078

ISBN-13: 9780071490078

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  • Over ninety full-color endoscopic and different photos of GI problems
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  • Key details from comparable fields, together with GI surgical procedure, and subspecialities comparable to liver transplantation, bariatric surgical procedure, inflammatory bowel ailment, and motility disorder

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Regulatory cells that have been shown to be present in normal intestine and highly relevant to the development of IBD include natural T regulatory cells (CD4-positive, CD25-positive T cells), induced T regulatory cells, T regulatory 1 cells, Th3 cells, B cells, and possibly NKT cells and CD8-positive T cells. These cell types either through cell surface–dependent interactions or the secretion of soluble mediators are able to both maintain normal homeostasis in the baseline state and promote the inhibition of inflammation through the secretion of a variety of regulatory (anti-inflammatory) cytokines such as IL-10, TGFβ, and a recently identified IL-12 family member, IL-35.

Colonic perforation bears a high mortality rate. Hence early diagnosis and treatment is critical. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most feared long-term complication for ulcerative colitis. Risk factors include duration and extent of disease, severity of inflammation, family history of CRC, and concomitant primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). Early age of onset has been suggested to be a risk factor. The excess risk of CRC appears after 8–10 years of disease. Hence, a screening colonoscopy is recommended after 8 years for patients with extensive colitis, with surveillance examinations every 1–2 years.

Crohn disease has an estimated incidence of 5–15 per 100,000 and a prevalence 140–200 per 100,000. An increased incidence and prevalence of both forms of IBD is found in developed nations, northern locale (at least within the northern hemisphere), and urban environments; among Caucasians; and among persons of Jewish ethnicity. In industrialized countries, the incidence of Crohn disease has risen significantly over the past half century, whereas that of ulcerative colitis has remained relatively steady.

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