Meeting News

Xeljanz appears safe, effective for long-term ulcerative colitis treatment

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Xeljanz, an oral Janus kinase inhibitor, showed efficacy and safety in the treatment of ulcerative colitis in a 24-month, open…
Meeting News

Anti-TNF dose augmentation occurs without evidence of active IBD

October 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease on anti-TNF therapy often have their dose augmented without any evidence of active…
Meeting News

Early endoscopy linked to fewer complications for patients with IBD

October 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Early endoscopic assessment following the initiation of biologic therapy was associated with a lower risk for hospitalization…
Meeting News

Ulcerative colitis patients benefit from Stelara induction

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with ulcerative who receive a single intravenous dose of Stelara experienced clinical, endoscopic and quality of life…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Stelara effective in patients with ulcerative colitis

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS, talks…
Meeting News

Etrasimod helps ulcerative colitis patients achieve clinical response, remission

October 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Etrasimod, a selective, oral S1P receptor 1, 4 and 5 modulator, was successful in achieving dose-dependent improvements in…
In the Journals

Vedolizumab safety hampered by immunosuppressive agents, smoking

October 1, 2018
A study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology revealed that Entyvio was well tolerated and had an overall favorable safety profile…
In the Journals

Corticosteroid escalation predicts colon surgery in IBD patients with CDI

September 27, 2018
Escalating corticosteroid therapy for inflammatory bowel disease during a Clostridium difficile infection was linked with a higher risk for colon…
In the Journals

Review offers better optimization, escalation paths for UC therapies

September 26, 2018
Patients with mildly-to-moderately active ulcerative colitis could benefit from different optimizations and combinations of 5-aminosalicylates and…
In the Journals

UC index severity score, early readmission predict mortality

September 25, 2018
A model stratifying the severity of hospitalization and identify colectomy risks, when used with early hospital readmission, helped predict increased…