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Fast Facts: Celiac Disease, 2nd edn

By Geoffrey Holmes,
Carlo Catassi and
Alessio Fasano

Published 2009

128 pages, 45 illustrations

ISBN 978-1-905832-56-9

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Remarkable progress has been made in our knowledge of celiac disease, yet the diagnosis is often overlooked. The practical challenge for healthcare professionals is to identify the disease and offer patients a gluten-free diet that will restore most to full health and help to prevent further complications.

This comprehensively revised second edition of Fast Facts: Celiac Disease, written by three international experts, considers:

  • Celiac disease in all its forms - typical, atypical, silent, potential and latent
  • Gluten sensitivity, genetic risk and predisposing physiological abnormalities
  • The variable presentation of disease in both adults and children
  • Associated immune disorders
  • The puzzle of diagnosis, solved by clinical, serological, histological and genetic investigation
  • Troublesome, and sometimes life-threatening, non-malignant complications
  • The close links between celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis
  • The risk of malignancy, its treatment and prognosis
  • Management with a gluten-free diet, and the emotional and social implications of the diet
  • Potential new therapies 

Highly readable with informative illustrations, Fast Facts: Celiac Disease provides an up-to-date account of this common yet easily missed condition. It is an excellent clinical resource for the primary care team, gastroenterologists in training and anyone who wants to know more about this challenging disease.

Contents

  • Definition
  • Epidemiology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Clinical manifestations
  • Diagnosis
  • Non-malignant complications
  • Dermatitis herpetiformis
  • Malignant complications
  • Management
  • Future trends
  • Useful resources

Reviews
'This handbook can be read quickly and is generously illustrated with colourful tables, gross and histological photomicrographs, and radiographs….this book serves as a concise introduction to coeliac disease and is a useful clinical resource for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists in training, and medical students'. Gastroenterology on first edition

'Not for the squeamish, this book written mainly for health professionals, is an excellent overview of celiac disease from the medical perspective…this is an excellent book covering all aspects of the condition.'
Crossed Grain on first edition 

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The authors

Geoffrey Holmes

Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Derbyshire Royal Infirmary, Derby, UK


Carlo Catassi

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy


Alessio Fasano

Professor of Pediatrics, Medicine and Physiology, and Director, Mucosal Biology Research Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


 

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Violet Musgrave, United Kingdom 21 Jun 2017

This book has been really useful in helping me complete my Extended Project Qualification entitled Why has the diagnosed incidence of coeliac disease increased in recent times?

 

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