Chapter 26. Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  1. Joe J. Tjandra MBBS, MD, FRACS, FRCS(Eng), FRCPS, FASCRS1,
  2. Gordon J.A. Clunie MB, ChB, ChM, DSc, FRCS(Eng, Edin), FRACS2,
  3. Andrew H. Kaye MBBS, MD, FRACS3 and
  4. Julian A. Smith MBBS, MS, FRACS, FACS4
  1. Joe J. Tjandra

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757819.ch26

Textbook of Surgery, Third Edition

Textbook of Surgery, Third Edition

How to Cite

Tjandra, J. J. (2006) Inflammatory Bowel Disease, in Textbook of Surgery, Third Edition (eds J. J. Tjandra, G. J.A. Clunie, A. H. Kaye and J. A. Smith), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757819.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Colorectal Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist, Associate Professor of Surgery, Royal Melbourne Hospital and Epworth Hospital, University of Melbourne

  2. 2

    Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University of Melbourne

  3. 3

    James Stewart Professor of Surgery and Head of Department of Surgery The University of Melbourne, The Royal Melbourne Hospital Director of Neurosurgery and Director, The Melbourne Neuroscience Centre The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

  4. 4

    Professor of Surgery, Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Monash Medical Centre, Monash University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126274

Online ISBN: 9780470757819



  • ulcerative colitis;
  • colonoscopy;
  • proctitis;
  • iritis;
  • cirrhosis


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Ulcerative colitis

  • Introduction

  • Pathology

  • Ulcerative colitis and dysplasia

  • Clinical features

  • Acute toxic colitis

  • Investigations

  • Therapy for chronic ulcerative colitis

  • Therapy of proctitis and proctosigmoiditis

  • Therapy of extensive colitis

  • Therapy during pregnancy and nursing

  • Surgical management

  • Crohn's disease

  • Introduction

  • Pathology

  • Crohn's disease and cancer

  • Extra-intestinal manifestations

  • Clinical manifestations

  • Further reading

  • MCQs