Digestive Involvement in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases

Series Editor:

  • Ronald Asherson, Killarney, Johannesburg, South Africa

Edited by

  • Manel Ramos-Casals
  • Joan Rodes
  • Josep Font


  • Manuel Ramos-Casals, Especialista, Coordinador de Docencia, Servicio de Enfermedades Autoinmunes, IDIBAPS, Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.

The Digestive System in Systemic Autoimmune Diseases represents the state-of-the-art in the field of digestive disorders in the most common systemic autoimmune diseases.The volume consists of an introductory chapter on imaging techniques in digestive diseases, followed by eight chapters on digestive manifestations in specific systemic autoimmune diseases. The final five chapters deal with digestive diseases with an autoimmune pathogenesis and systemic manifestations.International in scope, the table of contents reads like a Who's who in clinical research on systemic autoimmune diseases. More than 20 contributors from the European Union, the United States, Mexico and South Africa share their knowledge in this detailed volume.
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Immunologists, rheumatologists, haematologists, fellows, medical student and those working in digestive diseases and general medicine. As well as medical/scientific management and pharmaceutical companies.


Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-53168-1

Table of Contents

PROVISIONALImaging Techniques In Digestive Diseases;Systemic Lupus Erythematosus;Antiphospholipid Syndrome;Systemic Sclerosis;Idiopathic Inflamatory Myositis;Sjögren's Syndrome;Systemic Vasculitis;Mixed Connective Tissue Disease;Rheumatoid Arthritis;Immunopathogenesis of Autoimmune Liver Damage;Primary Biliary Cirrhosis;Autoimmune Hepatitis;Hcv Extrahepatic Manifestations;Sclerosing Cholangitis;