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Celiac Disease

Rampertab, S. Devi, Mullin, Gerard E. (Eds.)

2014, XVII, 323 p. 22 illus., 16 illus. in color.

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  • ​​​​​​​​​Written by specialists in their respective fields
  • Appendices provide educational tools for symptom monitoring and dietary guidance
  • The first evidence-based practical guide to pathogenesis and therapy of celiac disease for the practitioner​

Celiac Disease is an authoritative text intended to educate healthcare practitioners, gastroenterologists, physicians and nutritionists about the diverse manifestations, complications and management of gluten-sensitive enteropathy. The seventeen-chapter text provides the latest research on pathophysiology, including animal models, immunopathogenesis, genetics and the intestinal microflora. The book also features chapters on diagnosis, monitoring, complications and nutritional management, including therapies on the horizon. The text concludes with appendices that provide educational tools for symptom monitoring and dietary guidance.

Written by specialists in their respective fields, Celiac Disease is a comprehensive resource that provides the healthcare practitioner an evidence-based practical guide to pathogenesis and therapy of celiac disease.      

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Immunogenetics - gluten-intolerance - gluten-sensitive enteropathy - intestinal microbiota - refractory sprue

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Medicine

Table of contents 

Chapter 1. Introduction
Gerard Mullin and S. Devi Rampertab

Chapter 2. Definition of Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity
Karen M. Lammers, Brintha Vasagar, and Alessio Fasano

Chapter 3. Epidemiology of Celiac Disease
Jonas F. Ludvigsson, Federico Biagi, and Gino R. Corazza

Chapter 4. The Pathophysiology of Celiac Disease
David E. Elliott

Chapter 5. Immunogenetics of Celiac Disease
Esther C. de Haas, Vinod Kumar, Cisca Wijmenga

Chapter 6. Using Animal Models of Celiac Disease to  Understand the Role of MHC II
Eric V. Marietta, Alberto Rubio-Tapia, and Joseph A. Murray

Chapter 7.  Role of Gut Microbes in Celiac Disease Risk and Pathogenesis
José Moisés Laparra Llopis, Marta Olivares Sevilla, and Yolanda Sanz Herranz

Chapter 8. Presentation of Celiac Disease in Children and Adults
Norelle Rizkalla Reilly and  Peter H. R. Green

Chapter 9. Diagnosis of Celiac Disease
Anna Tavakkoli and Benjamin Lebwohl

Chapter 10. Nutrition in Celiac Disease
Suzanne Simpson and Tricia Thompson

Chapter 11. Dietary Supplements in Celiac Disease
Michelle Maria Pietzak

Chapter 12. Monitoring and Follow-up of Patients with Celiac Disease
Margot L. Herman, Imad Absah, Amy S. Oxentenko, and Alberto Rubio-Tapia

Chapter 13. Special Considerations in Children and Young Adults with Celiac Disease
Stefano Guandalini and Sona Young

Chapter 14. Novel and Experimental Therapies on the Horizon
Ikram Nasr, Joachim Messing, and Paul J Ciclitira

Chapter 15. Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Celiac Disease
Nina Ruth Lewis and Geoffrey K.T. Holmes

Chapter 16. Refractory Celiac Disease
Georgia Malamut and Christophe Cellier

Chapter 17. Celiac Disease: Dispelling Misconceptions and Myths
Erica Boettcher and Sheila E. Crowe

Chapter 18. Summary of Recommendations from the American College of Gastroenterology Celiac Disease Guidelines

Appendix 1. Resources for Celiac Disease Practitioners and Patients

Appendix 2. Taxonomic Relationships of the Major Cereal Grains

Appendix 3. Some Potential Sources of Hidden Gluten

Appendix 4. Key Elements in the Management of Celiac Disease

Appendix 5. Celiac Iceberg

Appendix 6. An Approach to Gluten Challenge for the Diagnosis or Exclusion of Celiac Disease

Appendix 7. An Approach to the Monitoring of Celiac Disease

Appendix 8. An Approach to the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

Appendix 9. An Approach to the Patient with Non-Responsive Celiac Disease

Appendix 10. Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Recommended Dietary Allowance and Adequate Intakes, Vitamins and Elements

Apendix 11. Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): Tolerable Upper Intake Levels, Vitamins and Elements

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