Advances in IBD

Healio brings you the highlights from the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from AIBD, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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Highlights from AIBD 2019

January 11, 2020
Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease presents some of the top stories from Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2019. The meeting focused on…
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Pregnancy presents additional challenges in IBD

December 26, 2019
ORLANDO — Pregnancy has the potential to present some difficult medical scenarios for women with inflammatory bowel disease. Sunanda V. Kane
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All C. difficile tests not created equal, especially among patients with IBD

December 19, 2019
ORLANDO — Identifying Clostridioides difficile infection among patients with inflammatory bowel disease can be a particularly tricky task…
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Testing for loss of response could shape future IBD care

December 18, 2019
ORLANDO — Adding genetic testing to the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease may present an opportunity to determine which…
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SSNAP: Mnemonic device helps with comanagement of fistulizing Crohn’s

December 18, 2019
ORLANDO — Management of enterocutaneous fistulas in Crohn’s disease does not always get the attention it needs, according to Anita
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‘Outcomes will be better’: Therapeutic drug monitoring in IBD

December 17, 2019
ORLANDO — Whether reactive or proactive, therapeutic drug monitoring has become an important part of inflammatory bowel disease care, according…
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Decisions for patients with IBD, cancer must be made case-by-case

December 17, 2019
ORLANDO — Inflammatory bowel disease is a life-altering condition that takes a lifetime of care. Adding it to another life-altering disease…
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Early referral does not mean early surgery in IBD

December 16, 2019
ORLANDO — Surgeons have become an important part of an inflammatory bowel disease care team. While there were only a handful of surgeons who…
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Managing ‘silent’ postoperative Crohn’s disease

December 16, 2019
ORLANDO — Surgery is big step in the management of Crohn’s disease, but it is not the last step. In many patients the disease will…
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Diet as therapy for IBD remains hindered by knowledge gaps

December 13, 2019
ORLANDO — As patients with Crohn’s disease seek guidance on how to handle their condition, there remains a knowledge gap regarding what…