Refocusing IBD Patient Management: Personalized, Proactive, and Patient-Centered Care.

Related Articles Refocusing IBD Patient Management: Personalized, Proactive, and Patient-Centered Care. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Oct 04;: Authors: Siegel CA Abstract Medications are available that can be highly effective for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, there are multiple barriers in place to offer these treatments to the right patients at the right time. In addition to obstacles created by payers, there are concerns over medication side effects by patients and providers, and the logistic challenges of navigating the maze of initiating someone on biological therapy. As a…

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The Effect of Early-Life Environmental Exposures on Disease Phenotype and Clinical Course of Crohn’s Disease in Children.

Related Articles The Effect of Early-Life Environmental Exposures on Disease Phenotype and Clinical Course of Crohn’s Disease in Children. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep 28;: Authors: Lindoso L, Mondal K, Venkateswaran S, Somineni HK, Ballengee C, Walters TD, Griffiths A, Noe JD, Crandall W, Snapper S, Rabizadeh S, Rosh JR, LeLeiko N, Guthery S, Mack D, Kellermayer R, Gulati AS, Pfefferkorn MD, Moulton DE, Keljo D, Cohen S, Oliva-Hemker M, Heyman MB, Otley A, Baker SS, Evans JS, Kirschner BS, Patel AS, Ziring D, Stephens MC, Baldassano R, Dubinsky MC,…

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Reply to Johnson et al. Regarding Optimizing Selection of Biologics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Development of an Online Patient Decision Aid Using Conjoint Analysis.

Related Articles Reply to Johnson et al. Regarding Optimizing Selection of Biologics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Development of an Online Patient Decision Aid Using Conjoint Analysis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep 13;: Authors: Almario CV, Chen MS, Spiegel BMR PMID: 30214014 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30214014?dopt=Abstract

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Population Density and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Prospective Population-Based Study in 13 Countries or Regions in Asia-Pacific.

Related Articles Population Density and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Prospective Population-Based Study in 13 Countries or Regions in Asia-Pacific. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Sep 03;: Authors: Ng SC, Kaplan GG, Tang W, Banerjee R, Adigopula B, Underwood FE, Tanyingoh D, Wei SC, Lin WC, Lin HH, Li J, Bell S, Niewiadomski O, Kamm MA, Zeng Z, Chen M, Hu P, Ong D, Ooi CJ, Ling KL, Miao Y, Miao J, de Silva HJ, Niriella M, Aniwan S, Limsrivilai J, Pisespongsa P, Wu K, Yang H, Ng KK, Yu…

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Hyperbaric Oxygen for Hospitalized patients with Ulcerative Colitis.

Related Articles Hyperbaric Oxygen for Hospitalized patients with Ulcerative Colitis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Aug 29;: Authors: Jairath V Abstract One quarter of patients with ulcerative colitis will develop a severe acute exacerbation of disease during their lifetime. Despite high dose corticosteroids, half of these patients will fail subsequent medical rescue therapy, and half will require colectomy within 5 years. Dulai and colleagues report the results of a fascinating, double blind, sham controlled, proof of concept trial which demonstrated that administration of short term hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) at the…

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Enteric Infections Are Common in Patients with Flares of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Related Articles Enteric Infections Are Common in Patients with Flares of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Aug 03;: Authors: Axelrad JE, Joelson A, Green PHR, Lawlor G, Lichtiger S, Cadwell K, Lebwohl B Abstract OBJECTIVES: Few studies have examined the role of non-Clostridium difficile enteric infections in flares of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Our objective was to investigate enteric infection detected by multiplex PCR stool testing in patients with IBD. METHODS: We performed a cross-sectional analysis of 9403 patients who underwent 13,231 stool tests with a gastrointestinal pathogen…

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Pregnancy Outcomes Reported During the 13-Year TREAT Registry: A Descriptive Report.

Related Articles Pregnancy Outcomes Reported During the 13-Year TREAT Registry: A Descriptive Report. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul 19;: Authors: Lichtenstein GR, Feagan BG, Mahadevan U, Salzberg BA, Langholff W, Morgan GJ, Safdi M, Nissinen R, Taillard F, Sandborn WJ, Cohen RD Abstract OBJECTIVES: We described pregnancy outcomes in Crohn’s disease (CD) patients enrolled in the TREAT Registry who received infliximab before, or during pregnancy and those not treated with infliximab or any biologic agent. METHODS: In the TREAT Registry (1999-2012), pregnancy outcomes were analyzed from maternal and paternal patients…

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Increased Use of Medications for Erectile Dysfunction in Men With Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Compared to Men Without Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Nationwide Cohort Study.

Increased Use of Medications for Erectile Dysfunction in Men With Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Compared to Men Without Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2018 Jul 10;: Authors: Friedman S, Magnussen B, O’Toole A, Fedder J, Larsen MD, Nørgård BM Abstract BACKGROUND: Men with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may have decreased sexual function due to factors related to the underlying disease, medication, and/or surgery. We aimed to examine the use of erectile dysfunction (ED) medications in men with IBD. METHODS: This is a nationwide cohort…

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