Interventional Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Endoscopic Management and Treatment of Complications - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128113882

Interventional Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Endoscopic Management and Treatment of Complications

1st Edition

Authors: Bo Shen
Paperback ISBN: 9780128113882
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st February 2018
Page Count: 352
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Interventional Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Endoscopic Management and Treatment of Complications covers the preparation, principle, techniques, and damage control of complications in endoscopic therapy, providing the ultimate guidance in endoscopic management of IBD. With contributions from a panel of international leading experts in the field, perspectives are included from GI pathologists, GI radiologists, gastroenterologists, advanced endoscopists, IBD specialists and colorectal surgeons. Recommendations from experts are also included within each chapter. By bridging medical and surgical treatment modalities for IBD, this is the perfect reference for GI researchers, medical students, therapeutic GI endoscopists, IBD specialists, surgeons and advanced health care providers.

Key Features

  • Incorporates state-of-the-art of research in the area of therapeutic endoscopy in Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Makes the connection between the understanding of the complex nature and disease course of IBD with corresponding advanced endoscopic procedures
  • Explores endoscopic treatment as the missing link between medical and surgical treatment for complex Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Contains access to videos demonstrating important procedural concepts


GI researchers, medical students, therapeutic GI endoscopists, IBD specialists, surgeons and advanced health care providers

Table of Contents

1. General aspects of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
2. Classification and reclassification of IBD
3. Pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease- and ulcerative colitis- related strictures
4. Pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease-related fistula and abscess
5. Overview of histopathology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
6. Diagnosis of IBD-related strictures, fistula, and abscess: Clinical Presentation and Endoscopy
7. Diagnosis of IBD-related strictures, fistula, and abscess: Abdominal Imaging
8. Classification of strictures from CD, UC, and IBD-related surgery
9. Classification of fistula from CD and IBD-related surgery
10. Principle of endoscopic therapy in IBD
11. Preparation endoscopic therapy in IBD
12. Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment surgery-altered bowel in IBD
13. Endoscopic balloon dilation of strictures
14. Endoscopic stricturotomy
15. Endoscopic stent treatment for Crohn’s stricture
16. Endoscopic therapy for fistula and abscess from Crohn’s disease or colorectal surgery
17. Endoscopic evaluation and management of perianal disease
18. Stem cell therapy in Crohn’s and non-Crohn’s fistula
19. Endoscopic detection and removal of colitis-associated neoplasia
20. Endoscopic management of hepatobiliary complications of IBD
21. Overview of surgical therapy of Crohn’s disease
22. Balance the risks and benefits of medical vs. endoscopic vs. surgical therapy for Crohn’s stricture
23. Overview of surgical therapy of ulcerative colitis
24. Overview of common complications in IBD surgery
25. Risk factors for postoperative complications and disease recurrence of CD and UC
26. Endoscopic treatment of of IBD-associated bleeding
27. Endoscopic management of bezoars and foreign bodies in IBD
28. Fecal Microbiota Transplantation as Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
29. Damage control: Rescuing endoscopic and surgical procedure for endoscopy-associated complications


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About the Author

Bo Shen

Bo Shen

Prof. Shen is the Ed and Joey Story Endowed Chair, Professor of Medicine of Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, Section Head of IBD and Director of IBD Fellowship at Department of Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition, the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio. Prof. Shen is specialized in medical and endoscopic management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), colorectal surgery-associated complications, and ileal pouch disorders. He established the subspecialty Pouchitis Clinic in 2002 and the Interventional IBD (i-IBD) Unit in 2009 at Cleveland Clinic, the first and the largest of its kind in the world. Prof. Shen has conducted numerous clinical and translational research projects in IBD, endoscopy, and pouch disorders. Dr. Shen’s research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), Broad Foundation, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF), American Society of Colorectal Surgeons, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), Broad Foundation, and philanthropy. He lectures extensively in the US and overseas. He has published more than 430 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals, including Science, Nat Immunol, PNAS, Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol, Gastroenterology, Gut, Am J Gastroenterol, and Ann Surg. He is a contributor for UpToDate®. He edited or co-edited 4 textbook/reference books in IBD, pouch disorders and interventional IBD. He has been visiting professor/guest professor in more than 60 leading academic institutions in the US and abroad. He is also a grant reviewer for the NIH and professional societies. Prof. Shen serves in editorial boards in a dozen of professional journals and has also served in advisory board for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Prof. Shen holds Fellowships in ACG, AGA, and ASGE (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). Prof. Shen has won multiple institutional and national awards. He has been the research mentor for more than 100 medical students, medical and surgical residents/fellows, junior faculty, and oversea scholars.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Ed and Joey Story Endowed Chair, Professor of Medicine, Section Head, Department of Gastroenterology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, United States