Technical variations and feasibility of transanal ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis and inflammatory bowel disease unclassified across continents

ConclusionsThis is the first collaborative report showing safety and feasibility of taIPAA. Despite technical variations, outcomes are similar across centers. A large multi-institutional, international IPAA collaborative is needed to compare technical factors and outcomes.
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Conclusion: Quyushengxin may act on immune and inflammation-related targets to suppress UC progression in a synergistic and additive manner. PMID: 31976001 [PubMed]
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Sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P) receptor modulators are being developed to treat autoimmune-mediated diseases, including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn ’s disease (CD). Amiselimod (AMS), a second-generation S1P receptor modulator, was developed to reduce bradycardia associated with other S1P receptor modulators, including fingolimod.
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Adverse Events Related to Therapy Source Type: research
Anti-TNF agents are an established treatment modality for ulcerative colitis (UC); however, as many as 30% of patients do not respond to anti-TNF agents, and almost 50% of responders lose clinical benefits after a year of treatment. Furthermore, numerous safety concerns are associated with long-term use of anti-TNF agents. An alternative treatment in development for autoimmune-mediated diseases, including Crohn ’s disease (CD) and UC, are sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulators such as amiselimod (AMS).
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Adverse Events Related to Therapy Source Type: research
Mirikizumab (miri; LY3074828) is a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against the p19 subunit of IL-23, which demonstrated efficacy and was well-tolerated in a phase 2 randomized clinical trial (NCT02589665) in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). Bowel movement urgency is one of the most bothersome symptoms experienced by patients with UC with an often-overlooked impact of their quality of life (QoL). Here we show the effect of miri on patient-reported urgency.
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Controlled Clinical Trials in Humans Source Type: research
Mirikizumab (LY3074828) is a humanized monoclonal antibody directed against the p19 subunit of IL-23, and had demonstrated efficacy in psoriasis, ulcerative colitis (UC), and Crohn ’s disease. The effect of miri on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as measured by the 36-Item Short Form Health Survey v2 Standard (SF-36) was examined in a Phase 2, multicenter, randomized, parallel-arm, double-blind placebo (PBO)-controlled trial (NCT02891226) in patients with moderate to severely active UC.
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Vedolizumab (VDZ), a gut-selective antibody that binds specifically to integrin α4β7, is approved for treatment of adults with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC). An association between VDZ levels and clinical remission during induction therapy at Week (Wk) 6 was observed in pivotal trial data; the majority of nonresponders at Wk 6 had VDZ levels0.14 L/d had reduced efficacy outcomes (Osterman MT, et  al. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2019). In the ongoing randomized controlled trial (ENTERPRET), we are evaluating whether dose escalation starting at Wk 6 in clinical nonresponders with high VDZ clearance (level
Source: Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Controlled Clinical Trials in Humans Source Type: research
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