The use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection and other potential indications: joint British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) guidelines.

Related Articles The use of faecal microbiota transplant as treatment for recurrent or refractory Clostridium difficile infection and other potential indications: joint British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) guidelines. Gut. 2018 Aug 28;: Authors: Mullish BH, Quraishi MN, Segal JP, McCune VL, Baxter M, Marsden GL, Moore DJ, Colville A, Bhala N, Iqbal TH, Settle C, Kontkowski G, Hart AL, Hawkey PM, Goldenberg SD, Williams HRT Abstract Interest in the therapeutic potential of faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) has been increasing globally in recent years, particularly as…

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Oral vancomycin induces clinical and mucosal remission of colitis in children with primary sclerosing cholangitis-ulcerative colitis.

Related Articles Oral vancomycin induces clinical and mucosal remission of colitis in children with primary sclerosing cholangitis-ulcerative colitis. Gut. 2018 Aug 21;: Authors: Tan LZ, Reilly CR, Steward-Harrison LC, Balouch F, Muir R, Lewindon PJ PMID: 30131321 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30131321?dopt=Abstract

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Enterocolitis due to immune checkpoint inhibitors: a systematic review.

Related Articles Enterocolitis due to immune checkpoint inhibitors: a systematic review. Gut. 2018 Aug 21;: Authors: Soularue E, Lepage P, Colombel JF, Coutzac C, Faleck D, Marthey L, Collins M, Chaput N, Robert C, Carbonnel F Abstract Immune checkpoint inhibitors targeting cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein-4 (CTLA-4) and programmed death-1 (PD-1)/ligand are increasingly used to treat several types of cancer. These drugs enhance antitumour T-cell activity and therefore induce immune-related adverse effects (irAE), of which gastrointestinal (GI) irAE are among the most frequent and severe. This systematic literature review summarises the clinical…

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Responsiveness of histological disease activity indices in ulcerative colitis: a post hoc analysis using data from the TOUCHSTONE randomised controlled trial.

Related Articles Responsiveness of histological disease activity indices in ulcerative colitis: a post hoc analysis using data from the TOUCHSTONE randomised controlled trial. Gut. 2018 Aug 03;: Authors: Jairath V, Peyrin-Biroulet L, Zou G, Mosli M, Vande Casteele N, Pai RK, Valasek MA, Marchal-Bressenot A, Stitt LW, Shackelton LM, Khanna R, D’Haens GR, Sandborn WJ, Olson A, Feagan BG, Pai RK Abstract OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the reliability and responsiveness of available but incompletely validated UC histological disease activity indices using standardised rules for centralised assessment. DESIGN: Disease activity was assessed…

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What’s in a name? ‘Non-coeliac gluten or wheat sensitivity’: controversies and mechanisms related to wheat and gluten causing gastrointestinal symptoms or disease.

Related Articles What’s in a name? ‘Non-coeliac gluten or wheat sensitivity’: controversies and mechanisms related to wheat and gluten causing gastrointestinal symptoms or disease. Gut. 2018 Jul 30;: Authors: Potter MDE, Walker MM, Keely S, Talley NJ PMID: 30061187 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30061187?dopt=Abstract

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TREM-1, the ideal predictive biomarker for endoscopic healing in anti-TNF-treated Crohn’s disease patients?

Related Articles TREM-1, the ideal predictive biomarker for endoscopic healing in anti-TNF-treated Crohn’s disease patients? Gut. 2018 Jul 14;: Authors: Verstockt B, Verstockt S, Blevi H, Cleynen I, de Bruyn M, Van Assche G, Vermeire S, Ferrante M PMID: 30007919 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher] PubMed Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30007919?dopt=Abstract

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Evolutionary history of human colitis-associated colorectal cancer.

Related Articles Evolutionary history of human colitis-associated colorectal cancer. Gut. 2018 Jul 10;: Authors: Baker AM, Cross W, Curtius K, Al Bakir I, Choi CR, Davis HL, Temko D, Biswas S, Martinez P, Williams MJ, Lindsay JO, Feakins R, Vega R, Hayes SJ, Tomlinson IPM, McDonald SAC, Moorghen M, Silver A, East JE, Wright NA, Wang LM, Rodriguez-Justo M, Jansen M, Hart AL, Leedham SJ, Graham TA Abstract OBJECTIVE: IBD confers an increased lifetime risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC), and colitis-associated CRC (CA-CRC) is molecularly distinct from sporadic CRC…

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