Ferkolj, I.

Pathogenesis and Clinical Practice in Gastroenterology

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Table of contents

Section I. Dysphagia and reflux

1. Physiology of swallowing and antireflux mechanisms: anything new from a radiologist’s view?
C. Kulinna-Cosentini

2. Oropharyngeal dysphagia, achalasia, and other oesophageal motility problems: clinical relevance and management
N. J. Shaheen

3. Outcomes of different treatment opproaches for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
J. Labenz

4. Barrett’s oesophagus: screening, surveillance, treatment: are all questions answered?
F. Schreiber

Section II. Helicobacter pylori, NSAID, gastric cancer

5. Helicobacter pylori infection: diagnosis, treatment and risks of untreated infection
K. Mönkemüller, H. Neumann, L. C. Fry, P. Malfertheiner

Section III. Inflammatory bowel disease section

6. Genetics, Immunology and biomarkers in clinical practice: do they assist in clinical management?
P. L. Lakatos

7. Standard therapy for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease: the ECCO guidelines
A. Ignjatovic, S. Travis

8. Biologics, novel therapeutic alternatives in inflammatory bowel disease
W. Reinisch

Section IV. Lower gastrointestinal tract (coeliac disease, infection and malignancy)

9. Recent advances in coeliac disease
S. Kolacek

10. Gastrointestinal manlfestations of AIDS
J. Tomažic

11. Prevention and screening for colorectal cancer
B. Štabuc, S. Plut

12. Lymphomas of the gastrointestinal tract
E. Zucca

Section V. Clinical challenges in liver diseases

13. Do we still need liver biopsies?
C. Flechtenmacher, T. Longerich, P. Schirmacher

14. Inflammation and human cancer
S. P. Hussain, X. W. Wang, C. C. Harris

Section VI. Viral hepatitis

15. New insights in the immunology of viral hepatitis B and C
A. Bertoletti

16. New aspects of treatment of chronic hepatitis C
B. Kronenberger, S. Zeuzem

Section VII. Metabolic and autoimmune liver injury

17. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: metabolic syndrome of the liver
C. P. Day

18. Autoimmune hepatitis
S. Kanzler

19. Immunology of primary biliary cirrhosis and primary sclerosing cholangitis
A. Lleo, C. Selmi, P. Invernizzi, M. Podda, M. E. Gershwin

20. Alcoholic hepatitis
H. Tilg

Section VIII. Complications of cirrhosis

21. Hepatorenal syndrome in cirrhosis
A. L. Gerbes

22. Variceal bleeding
T. Sauerbruch, J. Trebicka

23. Surveillance and prevention of hepatocellular carcinoma
M. Colombo

24. Algorithms of diagnosis and options of hepatocellular carcinoma therapy
A. Forner, J. M. Llovet

25. Surgical therapy of liver cancer: resection and transplantation
G. Otto, M. Hoppe-Lotichius, M. Heise


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Keywords: MEDICAL / Public Health MED078000

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