Environmental Risk Factors for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: an Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.

Related Articles Environmental Risk Factors for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: an Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses. Gastroenterology. 2019 Apr 20;: Authors: Piovani D, Danese S, Peyrin-Biroulet L, Nikolopoulos GK, Lytras T, Bonovas S Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Multiple environmental factors have been associated with development of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We performed an umbrella review of meta-analyses to summarize available epidemiologic evidence and assess its credibility. METHODS: We systematically identified and appraised meta-analyses of observational studies examining environmental factors and risk of IBD (Crohn’s disease [CD] or ulcerative colitis [UC]). For each…

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care Referral Pathway.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care Referral Pathway. Gastroenterology. 2019 Apr 10;: Authors: Kinnucan J, Binion D, Cross R, Evans E, Harlen K, Matarese L, Mullins A, O’Neal B, Reiss M, Scott FI, Weaver A, Rosenberg J PMID: 30980795 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30980795?dopt=Abstract

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Development and Validation of a Simplified Magnetic Resonance Index of Activity for Crohn’s disease.

Development and Validation of a Simplified Magnetic Resonance Index of Activity for Crohn’s disease. Gastroenterology. 2019 Apr 03;: Authors: Ordás I, Rimola J, Alfaro I, Rodríguez S, Castro-Poceiro J, Ramírez-Morros A, Gallego M, Giner À, Barastegui R, Fernández-Clotet A, Masamunt M, Ricart E, Panés J Abstract BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The magnetic resonance index of activity (MARIA) for Crohn’s disease (CD) is used to assess the activity of luminal Crohn’s disease (CD). However, it has a number of practical limitations. We aimed to develop and validate a simplified MARIA to more…

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A Diet Low in Red and Processed Meat Does Not Reduce Rate of Crohn’s Disease Flares.

Related Articles A Diet Low in Red and Processed Meat Does Not Reduce Rate of Crohn’s Disease Flares. Gastroenterology. 2019 Mar 11;: Authors: Albenberg L, Brensinger CM, Wu Q, Gilroy E, Kappelman MD, Sandler RS, Lewis JD Abstract BACKGROUND & AIMS: Diet may be an important factor in progression of Crohn’s disease (CD). We performed a randomized controlled trial to determine whether reduced consumption of red and processed meats decreases the risk of symptomatic relapse of CD, analyzing results from the Food and Crohn’s Disease Exacerbation Study (FACES) trial. METHODS:…

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