Digestive Involvement in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases by Manuel Ramos-Casals, Manel Ramos-Casals, Joan Rodes, Josep

By Manuel Ramos-Casals, Manel Ramos-Casals, Joan Rodes, Josep Font, Ronald Asherson

The publication "The digestive procedure in systemic autoimmune illnesses" represents the cutting-edge within the box of digestive issues within the commonest systemic autoimmune diseases.The quantity comprises an introductory bankruptcy on imaging suggestions in digestive ailments, via 8 chapters on digestive manifestations in particular systemic autoimmune illnesses. the ultimate 5 chapters care for digestive ailments with an autoimmune pathogenesis and systemic manifestations.International in scope, the desk of contents reads like a who is who in medical study on systemic autoimmune illnesses. greater than 20 individuals from the ecu Union, the U.S., Mexico and South Africa proportion their wisdom during this certain quantity. *One booklet of major foreign medical and medical specialists on autoimmune and digestive diseases.*A useful advisor to the identity, analysis and therapy of digestive involvement in sufferers with autoimmune illnesses that would be valuable for all scientific specialties.*Several illnesses and stipulations no longer incorporated in different textual content books are incorporated, a few of that are of contemporary emergence.*Each bankruptcy is designed to function a "Guide to medical perform" for every sickness.

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Systems with 6-, 8-, 10-, 16-, 40-, and 64-detector arrays have since become available. The simultaneous acquisition of multiple (16, 64, or even more) continuous slices during one sub-second gantry rotation has improved acquisition speed, resulting in faster imaging protocols. Furthermore, improvements in the z-axis coverage speed have enabled nearly isotropic Imaging Techniques in Digestive Diseases 17 Figure 1. Doppler ultrasound demonstrates patency of portal vein. Doppler is displayed in images (Color Doppler) and graphically (Spectral Doppler).

19 neoplastic diseases, such as lymphoma or other solid tumors, where CT is a useful tool to define the tumor extension. One of the most important indications for CT is to rule out vascular complications that are fairly common in this context, such as Budd–Chiari syndrome; however, the most common and most challenging diagnostic and therapeutic problem is acute abdominal pain. Ischemic bowel disease is a very common and severe complication in patients with autoimmune diseases, and it has a very poor prognosis when the diagnosis is delayed.

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