Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Feb 1, 2007 Issue
AGA Reviews the Use of Corticosteroids Immunomodulators, and Infliximab in IBD [Practice Guidelines]

The American Gastroenterological Association Institute (AGA) has issued a clinical position statement on corticosteroids, immunomodulators, and infliximab (Remicade) use in managing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Feb 1, 2005 Issue
ACG Releases Updated Practice Guidelines for Ulcerative Colitis in Adults [Practice Guidelines]

Updated practice guidelines for the treatment of ulcerative colitis in adults have been issued by the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG's) Practice Parameters Committee.

Aug 15, 2003 Issue
Management of Crohn's Disease--A Practical Approach [Article]

Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract that affects up to 480,000 persons in the United States. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, malaise, and arthralgias, and cause considerable morbidity. Speculation about genetic, environmental, dietary, i...

Nov 15, 2001 Issue
Gynecologic Aspects of Crohn's Disease [Article]

Because Crohn's disease has a tendency to be transmural and to form fistulas, it may involve contiguous organs. Gynecologic involvement is frequent, diverse and often difficult to diagnose. Inflammation involving adjacent structures has been reported in as many as one third of patients. Enteric fist...

Jan 1, 1998 Issue
Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease [Article]

Patients with an inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, have recurrent symptoms with considerable morbidity. Patient involvement and education are necessary components of effective management. Mild disease requires only symptomatic relief and dietary manipulation....

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