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Early surgery improves outcomes in acute ulcerative colitis

Early surgery improves outcomes in acute ulcerative colitis
June 13, 2017

Postoperative complications and longer hospital stays were more common in patients with acute ulcerative colitis for whom surgery was delayed, according to retrospective study data presented at the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting.

Study investigators concluded that early surgical intervention should therefore be considered in patients who are hospitalized for severe acute ulcerative colitis.

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IBD patients with certain clinical, serological, genetic markers more likely to respond poorly to anti-TNFs

June 12, 2017
Primary nonresponse to anti-TNF therapy was more likely in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with certain colonic phenotypes, according to new research. These…

UEG calls to increase calcium, vitamin D intake in children with IBD

June 8, 2017
Experts from United European Gastroenterology have called for an urgent intervention to ensure children with inflammatory bowel disease meet the daily recommended intake…

Protagonist receives $1.34 million to develop anti–IL-23 receptor agents

June 6, 2017
Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop biomarkers that define IL-23…
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Early surgery improves outcomes in acute ulcerative colitis

June 13, 2017
Postoperative complications and longer hospital stays were more common in patients with acute ulcerative colitis for whom surgery was delayed…

In the Journals

IBD patients with certain clinical, serological, genetic markers more likely to respond poorly to anti-TNFs

June 12, 2017
Primary nonresponse to anti-TNF therapy was more likely in patients with inflammatory bowel disease with certain colonic phenotypes, according to new…

UEG calls to increase calcium, vitamin D intake in children with IBD

June 8, 2017
Experts from United European Gastroenterology have called for an urgent intervention to ensure children with inflammatory bowel disease meet the…

Protagonist receives $1.34 million to develop anti–IL-23 receptor agents

June 6, 2017
Protagonist Therapeutics, Inc. received a grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to develop biomarkers that…

Seattle Children’s trial to help treat IBD, bone marrow transplant patients

June 2, 2017
Seattle Children’s Research Institute has opened the first precision medicine clinical trial, which applies novel T-cell receptor sequencing…

Proposed biosimilars to Humira, Remicade accepted for review by EMA

May 31, 2017
Sandoz’s proposed biosimilars to Humira and Remicade were accepted for regulatory review by the European Medicines Agency, according to a…

Janssen, Protagonist enter agreement for IL-23 IBD candidate

May 31, 2017
Janssen Biotech, Inc. announced its exclusive licensing and collaboration agreement on PTG-200, an oral interleukin-23 receptor antagonist currently…

In the Journals

Psychological factors impact pediatric Crohn's symptoms, disability

May 26, 2017
Symptoms of Crohn’s disease in children are driven by disease severity and psychological factors, suggesting that physicians should consider…

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Anti-MAdCAM antibody induces remission in moderate-to-severe UC

May 25, 2017
An investigational anti-MAdCAM antibody was safe, well tolerated and superior to placebo for inducing remission in patients with moderate-to-severe…

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Psychological, dietary interventions show promise for treating abdominal pain in IBD

May 24, 2017
Limited evidence from a systematic review shows psychological interventions focusing on relaxation and stress management, as well as certain dietary…

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