Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative ColitisBook - 2003
It has become acceptable to talk about heart disease, ulcers and even cancer, but inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)which includes two chronic conditions known as Crohns disease and ulcerative colitishas remained for too long the secret illness that no one wants to discuss. Now Dr. Fred Saibil, a renowned expert on IBD, provides concise, up-to-date information on these common conditions.Topics include: Signs and symptoms Procedures and instruments Effects of diet Available drugs and how they work Various surgical options Effects on sexual activity and child-bearingBIO:FRED SAIBIL, MD, FRCPC, became interested in Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis during his training at New Yorks Mount Sinai School of Medicine, a world center for IBD treatment and research. He has been a medical Adviser to the Crohns and Colitis Foundation of Canada since its inception in 1974. His straightforward, easy to understand style has made him a popular public lecturer on the subject of IBD. Dr. Saibil lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2003
Edition: Rev. ed. --
Branch Call Number: 616.344 Sai 3558
Characteristics: vii, 224 p. :,ill. --
Alternative Title: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis