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Digestive Diseases

The Latest in Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders

Vol. 34, No. 1-2, 2016

Issue release date: March 2016

Inflammatory Bowel Disease: East Meets West

Falk Symposium 198, Shenzhen, September 2015: Official Congress Report

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Title Page / Table of Contents

Dig Dis 2016;34:1-4 (DOI:10.1159/000444038)
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Rogler G.
Dig Dis 2016;34:I (DOI:10.1159/000444177)
Genetic Risk Factors in IBD: Do They Play the Same Role in East and West?

Risk Genes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Asia: What Are the Most Important Pathways Affected?

Guo C. · Wu K.
Dig Dis 2016;34:5-11 (DOI:10.1159/000442917)

The Promise of Epigenetics. Has It Delivered New Insights?

Cho J.H.
Dig Dis 2016;34:12-19 (DOI:10.1159/000442919)

Environment and Genes: What Is the Interaction?

Blumberg R.S.
Dig Dis 2016;34:20-26 (DOI:10.1159/000442920)
IBD: Environmental Contributions to Disease Onset in East and West?

Links of Autophagy Dysfunction to Inflammatory Bowel Disease Onset

El-Khider F. · McDonald C.
Dig Dis 2016;34:27-34 (DOI:10.1159/000442921)

Hygiene Hypothesis: Is the Evidence the Same All Over the World?

Leong R.W. · Mitrev N. · Ko Y.
Dig Dis 2016;34:35-42 (DOI:10.1159/000442922)
The Mucosal Innate Immune System: What Does It Teach Us for the Development of New Therapy

Endothelial Cell-Immune Cell Interaction in IBD

Danese S. · Fiocchi C.
Dig Dis 2016;34:43-50 (DOI:10.1159/000442925)

Dendritic Cell-T-Cell Circuitry in Health and Changes in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Its Treatment

Knight S.C.
Dig Dis 2016;34:51-57 (DOI:10.1159/000442926)
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Environmental Triggers for Disease Onset: Can We Avoid Them?

Psychological Stress and Depression: Risk Factors for IBD?

Bernstein C.N.
Dig Dis 2016;34:58-63 (DOI:10.1159/000442929)

An (Anti)-Inflammatory Microbiota: Defining the Role in Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Burman S. · Hoedt E.C. · Pottenger S. · Mohd-Najman N.-S. · Ó Cuív P. · Morrison M.
Dig Dis 2016;34:64-71 (DOI:10.1159/000443759)

Smoking and Diet: Impact on Disease Course?

Cosnes J.
Dig Dis 2016;34:72-77 (DOI:10.1159/000442930)

High Altitude Journeys, Flights and Hypoxia: Any Role for Disease Flares in IBD Patients?

Vavricka S.R. · Rogler G. · Biedermann L.
Dig Dis 2016;34:78-83 (DOI:10.1159/000442932)

IBD and Environment: Are There Differences between East and West

Gearry R.B.
Dig Dis 2016;34:84-89 (DOI:10.1159/000442933)
Treatment Decisions: Common Markers in East and West?

ASCA, ANCA, ALCA and Many More: Are They Useful in the Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Zhou G. · Song Y. · Yang W. · Guo Y. · Fang L. · Chen Y. · Liu Z.
Dig Dis 2016;34:90-97 (DOI:10.1159/000442934)

Calprotectin or Lactoferrin: Do They Help

Wright E.K.
Dig Dis 2016;34:98-104 (DOI:10.1159/000442935)

Iron Deficiency, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin Deficiencies in Crohn's Disease: Substitute or Not?

Kruis W. · Phuong Nguyen G.
Dig Dis 2016;34:105-111 (DOI:10.1159/000443012)
The Basics of IBD Therapy

Practical Considerations and the Intestinal Microbiome in Disease: Antibiotics for IBD Therapy

Fedorak R.N. · Ismond K.P.
Dig Dis 2016;34:112-121 (DOI:10.1159/000443014)

Oral or Topical 5-ASA in Ulcerative Colitis

Hanauer S.B.
Dig Dis 2016;34:122-124 (DOI:10.1159/000443026)

When to Start Immunomodulators in Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Sharara A.I.
Dig Dis 2016;34:125-131 (DOI:10.1159/000443127)

Anti-TNFs: Originators and Biosimilars

Mantzaris G.J.
Dig Dis 2016;34:132-139 (DOI:10.1159/000443128)
New Options / Treatment Goals for IBD Therapy

Methotrexate for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases - New Developments

Herfarth H.H.
Dig Dis 2016;34:140-146 (DOI:10.1159/000443129)
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‘Treat to Target' - Lessons Learnt

Kurti Z. · Vegh Z. · Golovics P.A. · Lakatos P.L.
Dig Dis 2016;34:147-152 (DOI:10.1159/000443131)

Anti-Integrins in Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease: What Is Their Place?

Khanna R. · Mosli M.H. · Feagan B.G.
Dig Dis 2016;34:153-159 (DOI:10.1159/000443132)

Mucosal Healing - How Deep Is Enough?

Iacucci M. · Ghosh S.
Dig Dis 2016;34:160-164 (DOI:10.1159/000443133)
Biologicals and Beyond

Personalizing IBD Therapy: The Asian Perspective

Yang S.-K.
Dig Dis 2016;34:165-174 (DOI:10.1159/000443134)

The Future of IBD Therapy: Where Are We and Where Should We Go Next?

Mao R. · Hu P.-J.
Dig Dis 2016;34:175-179 (DOI:10.1159/000443135)

Falk Symposium Series

Dig Dis 2016;34:180-182 (DOI:10.1159/000444041)
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Author Index Vol. 34, No. 1-2, 2016

Dig Dis 2016;34:183 (DOI:10.1159/000444039)
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Subject Index Vol. 34, No. 1-2, 2016

Dig Dis 2016;34:184 (DOI:10.1159/000444040)
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