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Novel blood test accurately assesses mucosal healing across Crohn’s subtypes

Novel blood test accurately assesses mucosal healing across Crohn’s subtypes
October 18, 2017

ORLANDO — A novel multi-biomarker serum test accurately evaluated mucosal healing across different subtypes of Crohn’s disease based on disease location, according to new research presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017.

“We have now a peripheral blood test ... that can be used as a noninvasive surrogate marker for mucosal endoscopic disease severity in Crohn’s disease,” Geert D'Haens, MD, PhD, professor of gastroenterology at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, said during his presentation.

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IBD increasing in developing nations, stabilizing in the West

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — Inflammatory bowel disease has become a global disease since the turn of the century, with incidence plateauing in the West, but increasing in the…
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Dose-escalation in IBD after CDI does not increase adverse outcomes risk

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — Initiating immunosuppressive medication following treatment for Clostridium difficile infection was not correlated with adverse clinical outcomes in…
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Newly industrialized nations see rise in IBD hospitalization

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — From 1990 to 2015, the rate of hospitalizations for IBD across industrialized countries of the Western world appeared to stabilize or decrease. However…
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The JAK-STAT Pathway in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Expert Insights and Discussion of the Latest Research

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer.

Russell D. Cohen, MD, and Thomas A. Ullman, MD, summarize clinical data on JAK inhibitors in inflammatory bowel disease…
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Chapter 36: Management of Acute and Chronic Pouchitis

From Ulcerative Colitis: The Complete Guide to Medical Management
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