Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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F. T. De Dombal
Oxford University Press, 1993 - Medical - 742 pages
This new edition of a major work on inflammatory bowel disease is edited by the team responsible for the multi-national inflammatory bowel disease survey conducted over the past twenty years by the Research Team of the World Organization of Gastroenterology. The book covers some of the majorissues concerning inflammatory bowel disease with contributions from an international panel of authors, each considerably experienced in the management of inflammatory bowel disease. This multi-national work contains unique data collected from some 4500 patients from over 20 countries worldwide,including an expanded central section dealing with the World Organization of Gastroenterology survey. This new edition of this successsful volume provides an unrivalled, international summary of the field.

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Contents

Definitions and descriptions of inflammatory bowel disease
7
Inflammatory bowel disease a historical perspective
17
Pathogenesis and aetiology of inflammatory bowel disease
42
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About the author (1993)

F. T. de Dombal, Chairman of the Research Committee of the World Organization of Gastroenterology; Professor of Medical Information Science, Clinical Information Science Unit, Leeds. J. Myren, Project Co-ordinator, International Inflammatory Bowel Disease Survey, World Organization ofGastroenterology; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Ulleval Hospital, Oslo. I. A. D. Bouchier, President of the World Organization of Gastroenterology; Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, The Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh.

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