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Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology$
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Thomas Marjot, Colleen McGregor, Tim Ambrose, Simon Travis, Aminda De Silva, and Jeremy Cobbold

Print publication date: 2021

Print ISBN-13: 9780198834373

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198834373.001.0001

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Inflammatory bowel disease and colonic disorders

Inflammatory bowel disease and colonic disorders

(p.150) Chapter 7 Inflammatory bowel disease and colonic disorders
Best of Five MCQS for the European Specialty Examination in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Thomas Marjot

Oxford University Press

This chapter covers core curriculum topics relating to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colonic disorders. A diagnostic approach to IBD is covered including the role of imaging, endoscopy, histopathology and clinical features. Pathophysiology and epidemiology of IBD is detailed. Management of Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease includes assessment of disease severity, imaging modalities and therapeutic management. Particular focus is given to therapeutic drug monitoring and indications for biologic therapies. Surgical management of IBD is broadly covered including indications, timing and approach. Coverage is also given to the diagnosis and management of extra-intestinal manifestations of IBD, IBD in special situations (pregnancy, elderly, transition) and the prevention of cancer in IBD. Colorectal cancer and benign conditions including constipation, functional gut disorders and other colitides are also featured.

Keywords:   inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, surveillance, colorectal cancer, biologics, immunomodulators

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