Preface. 1. State of the Art Lecture; S.R. Targan. Section I: Neurology and Psychiatry of IBD. 2. Pain in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Mechanisms, Perception and Control; L. Chang, E.A. Mayer. 3. Peripheral and Central Neurological Complications of IBD; V. Gross. 4. Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Behavioral and Psychoimmunologic Aspects; D.A. Drossman. Section II: IBD-Associated Neuroendocrine and Musculo-Skeletal Disorders. 5. Neuroendocrine Pathologies in IBD: Epiphenomenon or Pathophysiological Key? T.R. Koch, et al. 6. Arthritis, Osteoporosis and Rheumatologic Manifestations: Patterns, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Problems; M. De Vos, et al. Section III: The Skin and Eye in IBD. 7. Cutaneous Manifestations of IBD and IBD- Associated Inflammatory Lesions; F.R. Ochsendorf. 8. Ocular Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; M. Krause, K.W. Ruprecht. Section IV: Bronchopulmonary and Cardiovascular Involvement in IBD: Manifestations and Drug Effects. 9. IBD and the Respiratory Tract; R. Buhl. 10. Cardiovascular Involvement in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Manifestations and Drug Effects; W. Petritsch. 11. Mortality in IBD Role of Disease Activity, Complications and Malignancy; V. Binder. Section V: Systemic Gastrointestinal Manifestations of IBD. 12. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: Diagnosis, Natural History and Management; R. Chapman. 13. Systemic Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Non-PSC Hepatobiliary Complications; U. Leuschner. 14. Pancreatitis in IBD; H. Goebell. 15. Disorders of GI Tract Motility in IBD: From Belief to Relief; S.F. Phillips. Section VI: Haematological and Clotting Disorders. 16. Anemia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Diagnosis and Treatment; S. Schreiber, S. Wedel. 17. Pathophysiological Role of the Kallikrein- Kinin System in Experimental Enterocolitis; R.W. Colman. Section VII: Nutrition and Metabolism. 18. The Smaller the Patient, the Bigger the Problems; K.J. Motil. 19. Malabsorption of Nutrients and Malnutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease; J. Stein, F. Menge. 20. Amyloidosis, Collagen Formation and Fibrosis in IBD: Pathophysiology, Presentation and Therapeutic Concepts; A. Stallmach, K. Hohloch. 21. The Concept of Luminal Nutrition the Importance of Colonic Function as Small Bowel Failure Proceeds; I. Nordgaard. 23. The Genetics of IBD; J.I. Rotter. Section VIII: IBD and the Urogenital System. 24. Reproductive Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; S.D. Craigo. 25. Urolithiasis in IBD: B. Lembcke. 26. Effect of Aminosalicylates on Renoparenchymal Function in IBD Patients; W. Kreisel, et al. 27. Oral Steroids for `Topical' Therapy of IBD: How does the Tailored Regimen Fit? P. Rutgeerts. Section IX: Immunology. 28. Viral and Bacterial Infections; R.B. Sartor. 29. The Role of Intestinal Lymphoblast Homing, Endothelial Cell Adhesion and Cytokine Secretion in the Organ Specific, Inflammation Related Extraintestinal Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease; R.P. MacDermott. 30. Mucosal Immunity and Immune- Mediated Injury in Crohn's Disease Relevance of Disease Distribution; A. Ferguson, S. Ghosh. 31. Is Increased Intestinal Permeability in IBD Pathogenic? H. Lochs. 32. Small Intestinal Transplantation The Ultimate Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease? E.M.M. Quigley. 33. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Carcinoma: Risks and Surveillance Strategies; E.F. Stange. Section X: Surgical Problems in IBD. 34. Management of Anorectal Fistula; M. Starlinger. 35. Life with Pouch or Stoma; M. Kettlewell. 36. Management of Ileo-Anal Pouch Related Disorders; H.J. Buhr. Section XI: IBD Complications at the Pelvic Floor Level: Standards and Beyond. 37. Role of Endoscopy in Pelvic (Peri)Intestinal Disease; G.N.J. Tytgat. 38. Is There Anything Better than Radiology, MRI and Nuclear Medicine? A. Rieber, H.-J. Brambs. 39. Inflammatory Bowel Disease Complications at the Pelvic Floor Level: Laboratory Tests and Measures of Motility Are They of Any Help? Wehrmann, et al. 40. Alternative and Traditional Methods in IBD: What is Practiced, What is Published, What is Noteworthy? A. Gangl. Index.