Ectopic pregnancy in women with inflammatory bowel disease – a 22 year nationwide cohort study.

Related Articles Ectopic pregnancy in women with inflammatory bowel disease – a 22 year nationwide cohort study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul 07;: Authors: de Silva PS, Hansen HH, Wehberg S, Friedman S, Nørgård BM Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Data on early adverse pregnancy outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as ectopic pregnancy (EP) remain limited. We assessed the risk of EP in pregnancies of Danish women with IBD compared to all other Danish women over a 22-year period. In addition, we examined the disease-specific risk of EP in…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Small Bowel Cancer Risk, Clinical Characteristics, and Histopathology- A Population-based Study.

Related Articles Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Small Bowel Cancer Risk, Clinical Characteristics, and Histopathology- A Population-based Study. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul 07;: Authors: Bojesen RD, Riis LB, Høgdall E, Nielsen OH, Jess T Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may increase risk of small bowel cancer (SBC). However, little is known of the characteristics and features of IBD-SBC, due to a low number of cases worldwide. We performed a population-based study of IBD and SBC to calculate risk and increase our understanding of clinical characteristics and histopathological…

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Bowel Damage in Patients With Long-term Crohn`s Disease, Assessed by Magnetic Resonance Enterography and the Lemann Index.

Related Articles Bowel Damage in Patients With Long-term Crohn`s Disease, Assessed by Magnetic Resonance Enterography and the Lemann Index. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jul 07;: Authors: Lunder AK, Jahnsen J, Bakstad LT, Borthne A, Hov JR, Vatn M, Negård A, IBSEN Study Group Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Magnetic Resonance Enterography (MRE) is used to evaluate the extent and complications of Crohn’s disease (CD) and has recently been included in a score for bowel damage, the Lemann Index (LI). The long-term outcomes of CD are still uncertain and we aimed to…

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Treatment with Biologic Agents has not Reduced Surgeries among Patients with Crohn’s Disease with Short Bowel Syndrome.

Treatment with Biologic Agents has not Reduced Surgeries among Patients with Crohn’s Disease with Short Bowel Syndrome. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun 27;: Authors: Limketkai BN, Parian AM, Chen PH, Colombel JF Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Little is known about the effects of biologic agents used to treat Crohn’s disease (CD) on its long-term complications, such as short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure (SBS-IF). We evaluated trends in small bowel resections and health care utilization among patients with CD with and without SBS-IF. METHODS: We collected data on the National…

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Risk of pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii in inflammatory bowel disease: the role of concomitant pulmonary comorbidities.

Related Articles Risk of pneumonia caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii in inflammatory bowel disease: the role of concomitant pulmonary comorbidities. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun 15;: Authors: Macaluso FS, Cottone M, Orlando A PMID: 28625815 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28625815?dopt=Abstract

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Natural History of Adult Ulcerative Colitis in Population-based Cohorts: A Systematic Review.

Related Articles Natural History of Adult Ulcerative Colitis in Population-based Cohorts: A Systematic Review. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun 15;: Authors: Fumery M, Singh S, Dulai PS, Gower-Rousseau C, Peyrin-Biroulet L, Sandborn WJ Abstract INTRODUCTION: A comprehensive knowledge of the natural history of UC helps understand disease evolution, identify poor prognostic markers and impact of treatment strategies and facilitates shared decision-making. We systematically reviewed the natural history of UC in adult population-based cohort studies with long-term follow-up. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Through a systematic literature review of MEDLINE through March 31,…

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Agreement Between Home-based Measurement of Stool Calprotectin and ELISA Results for Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease Activity.

Agreement Between Home-based Measurement of Stool Calprotectin and ELISA Results for Monitoring Inflammatory Bowel Disease Activity. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun 09;: Authors: Heida A, Knol M, Kobold AM, Bootsman J, Dijkstra G, van Rheenen PF Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: An increasing number of physicians use repeated measurements of stool calprotectin to monitor intestinal inflammation in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). A lateral flow-based rapid test allows patients to measure their own stool calprotectin values at home. The test comes with a software application (IBDoc) that turns a smartphone…

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Workplace accommodation for persons with IBD: What is needed and what is accessed.

Related Articles Workplace accommodation for persons with IBD: What is needed and what is accessed. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun 08;: Authors: Chhibba T, Walker JR, Sexton K, Restall G, Ivekovic M, Shafer LA, Singh H, Targownik LE, Bernstein CN Abstract BACKGROUND: People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) often experience periods of illness that interfere with their ability to work. We aimed to understand the need for workplace accommodation during periods of acute illness among persons IBD. METHODS: Participants were recruited from the population-based University of Manitoba Research Registry and…

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