Intake of Dietary Fiber, Fruits, and Vegetables and Risk of Diverticulitis.

Intake of Dietary Fiber, Fruits, and Vegetables and Risk of Diverticulitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Aug 07;: Authors: Ma W, Nguyen LH, Song M, Jovani M, Liu PH, Cao Y, Tam I, Wu K, Giovannucci EL, Strate LL, Chan AT Abstract OBJECTIVES: Although low fiber intake has been considered a risk factor for diverticulitis, prospective evidence is limited in women despite having a disproportionate burden of disease, with little known about variation in the protective effects according to food sources. We assessed the associations of intakes of fiber and major…

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Successful Closure of a Rectal Fistula of Crohn’s Disease Using Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Combined With an Over-the-Scope Clip.

Successful Closure of a Rectal Fistula of Crohn’s Disease Using Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Combined With an Over-the-Scope Clip. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Aug 07;: Authors: Wallenhorst T, Jacques J, Bouguen G, Pagenault M, DʼHalluin PN, Siproudhis L, Pioche M PMID: 31397677 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31397677?dopt=Abstract

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Continuing Medical Education Questions: July 2019.

Continuing Medical Education Questions: July 2019. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jul;114(7):1026 Authors: Veerappan GR Abstract Article Title: The Gut Microbiome in Other Chronic Immune Disease: Lessons for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. PMID: 31268915 [PubMed – in process] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31268915?dopt=Abstract

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The Gut Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Lessons Learned From Other Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases.

The Gut Microbiome in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Lessons Learned From Other Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jun 20;: Authors: Knox NC, Forbes JD, Peterson CL, Van Domselaar G, Bernstein CN Abstract There is a growing appreciation for the role of the gut microbiome in human health and disease. Aided by advances in sequencing technologies and analytical methods, recent research has shown the healthy gut microbiome to possess considerable diversity and functional capacity. Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota is believed to be involved in the pathogenesis of not only…

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High Immunogenicity of the Pneumococcal Conjugated Vaccine in Immunocompromised Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

High Immunogenicity of the Pneumococcal Conjugated Vaccine in Immunocompromised Adults With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 Jun 13;: Authors: Pittet LF, Verolet CM, Michetti P, Girardin M, Juillerat P, Mottet C, Maillard MH, Siegrist CA, Posfay-Barbe KM, Swiss Inflammatory Bowel Disease Cohort Study Group Abstract INTRODUCTION: Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are predisposed to pneumococcal infections due to their underlying disease and iatrogenic immunosuppression. Vaccination with the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugated vaccine (PCV13) is recommended, but with poor take-up and few data available. We performed an open-label, phase…

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Immunomodulatory Therapy Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer in Persons With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and a History of Extracolonic Cancers.

Related Articles Immunomodulatory Therapy Does Not Increase the Risk of Cancer in Persons With Inflammatory Bowel Disease and a History of Extracolonic Cancers. Am J Gastroenterol. 2019 May;114(5):771-776 Authors: Mañosa M, Chaparro M, Juan A, Aràjol C, Alfaro I, Mínguez M, Velayos B, Benítez JM, Mesonero F, Sicilia B, Zabana Y, Villoria A, Gisbert JP, Domènech E, ENEIDA registry by GETECCU Abstract OBJECTIVES: Immunosuppressant therapies (IMTs; thiopurines, anti-tumor necrosis factor agents) may influence the immunologic control of cancer and might facilitate the spread and recurrence of cancer. This study assesses…

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