Replacement Resistant Iron Deficiency Anemia in a Patient With Ulcerative Colitis in Remission: Investigating Beyond the Obvious.

Replacement Resistant Iron Deficiency Anemia in a Patient With Ulcerative Colitis in Remission: Investigating Beyond the Obvious. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2019 Jul 13;: Authors: Velegraki M, Flamourakis M, Kazamias G, Georgiou G, Karmiris K PMID: 31301172 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31301172?dopt=Abstract

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Improving Anemia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of the Anemia Care Pathway.

Improving Anemia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Impact of the Anemia Care Pathway. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 Mar 16;: Authors: Qureshi T, Peter Nguyen T, Wang R, Willis D, Shah R, Hou JK Abstract BACKGROUND: Anemia is a common complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Despite existing guidelines for anemia in IBD, it is frequently under-treated and the prevalence of anemia has remained high. To address this gap, the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation developed the Anemia Care Pathway (ACP). AIMS: To implement the ACP in a managed care setting and identify…

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Thiopurine Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease During Pregnancy Is Not Associated with Anemia in the Infant.

Related Articles Thiopurine Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease During Pregnancy Is Not Associated with Anemia in the Infant. Dig Dis Sci. 2019 Feb 28;: Authors: Koslowsky B, Sadeh C, Grisaru-Granovsky S, Miskin H, Goldin E, Bar-Gil Shitrit A Abstract INTRODUCTION: Thiopurine exposure throughout pregnancy in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is common and teratogenically safe. Late consequences of in utero exposure to thiopurines and its metabolite, 6-thioguanine nucleotides (6-TGN), such as neonatal and infant anemia are still disputed. AIM: To evaluate whether 6-TGN exposure during pregnancy influences anemia in…

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Frequency, types, and treatment of anemia in Turkish patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Frequency, types, and treatment of anemia in Turkish patients with inflammatory bowel disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep 28;24(36):4186-4196 Authors: Bengi G, Keyvan H, Durmaz SB, Akpınar H Abstract AIM: To specify the type and prevalence of anemia along with a treatment approach for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study on 465 patients who were diagnosed with IBD and followed up at our hospital from June 2015 to June 2016 [male: 254, female: 211; average age: 47 ± 14.4; Crohn’s disease (CD): 257, Ulcerative Colitis (UC):…

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Improved Hemoglobin Response with Ferric Carboxymaltose in Patients with Gastrointestinal-Related Iron-Deficiency Anemia Versus Oral Iron.

Improved Hemoglobin Response with Ferric Carboxymaltose in Patients with Gastrointestinal-Related Iron-Deficiency Anemia Versus Oral Iron. Dig Dis Sci. 2018 Jul 28;: Authors: Lichtenstein GR, Onken JE Abstract AIMS: To compare the efficacy and safety of intravenous (IV) ferric carboxymaltose (FCM) versus oral iron and other IV iron therapies in patients with iron-deficiency anemia (IDA) resulting from gastrointestinal (GI) disorders. METHODS: A pooled analysis of four prospective, randomized, active-controlled trials in patients with IDA was performed. Efficacy measures included change from baseline in hemoglobin (Hb), ferritin, and transferrin saturation (TSAT) and…

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A Novel Model for Predicting Incident Moderate to Severe Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Ulcerative Colitis.

A Novel Model for Predicting Incident Moderate to Severe Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Patients with Newly Diagnosed Ulcerative Colitis. Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Mar 11;: Authors: Khan N, Patel D, Shah Y, Yang YX Abstract BACKGROUND: Anemia and iron deficiency are common complications of ulcerative colitis (UC). We aimed to develop and internally validate a prediction model for the incidence of moderate to severe anemia and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) in newly diagnosed patients with UC. METHODS: Multivariable logistic regression was performed among a nationwide cohort of patients who…

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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis: report of three cases, review of the literature, and evaluation of modes of therapy.

Related Articles Autoimmune hemolytic anemia in ulcerative colitis: report of three cases, review of the literature, and evaluation of modes of therapy. Dig Dis Sci. 1979 Apr;24(4):282-5 Authors: Altman AR, Maltz C, Janowitz HD Abstract Three cases of autoimmune hemolytic anemia in association with idiopathic ulcerative colitis are reported; the literature is reviewed; and therapeutic modalities are considered. Successful treatment is shown to have resulted with steroids alone, steroids and immunosuppressives, splenectomy, and colectomy. It is concluded that moderate or severe hemolysis should be treated first with high-dose corticosteriods; if…

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