Vedolizumab Beats Adalimumab for Ulcerative Colitis Remissions

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 25, 2019 -- In moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis, vedolizumab is superior to adalimumab for achieving clinical remission and endoscopic improvement, but not corticosteroid-free clinical remission, and ustekinumab is superior to...
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Condition:   Ulcerative Colitis Intervention:   Drug: Corticosteroid Sponsor:   Tampere University Hospital Completed
Source: - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Corticosteroids are a nonspecific immune modulator used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis. Topical and systemic forms of corticosteroids have been shown to be effective in induction of clinical remission and remain first-line therapy for acute severe ulcerative colitis. A large proportion of patients experience adverse effects, however, including some serious adverse effects, including infection and increased mortality. Newer formulations of gut selective corticosteroids have reduced adverse effects associated with steroids.
Source: Gastroenterology Clinics of North America - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Discussion Oral ulcers are common problems seen by dentists but pediatricians also see them. Usually families have are concerned because they are painful and acute. Ulcers are sometime noticed by the physician and not the family as in the case of herpangina or hand-foot and mouth disease. Chronic or recurrent ulcerations present less commonly and therefore it may be more difficult to determine their etiology. Many of the systemic disease causes of oral ulcers are overall infrequent and/or not common in the pediatric age range. Ulcers can be classified in several ways but acute ulcers are usually painful and last less tha...
Source: - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news
Conclusion: The current study showed that disability and HRQoL appears to be unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic among our cohort, however further studies with longer follow up and larger sample size is needed.
Source: The Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Source Type: research
Abstract Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) have an increased risk of thrombosis. The interaction between inflammation and coagulation has been extensively studied. It is well-known that some drugs can influence the haemostatic system, but several concerns on the association between therapies and increased risk of thrombosis remain open. While biologics seem to have a protective role against thrombosis via their anti-inflammatory effect, some concerns about an increased risk of thrombosis with JAK inhibitors have been raised. We conducted a literature review to assess the association between biologics...
Source: Current Drug Targets - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Curr Drug Targets Source Type: research
We describe the clinical, histological and immunohistochemical findings in this patient. It may be hypothesized that the sialadenitis may represent a rare extrapancreatic manifestation of, alternatively a rare association with, type 2 AIP or ulcerative colitis. PMID: 32825945 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Pathology, Research and Practice - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Pathol Res Pract Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewTo explore the relationship between IBD (inflammatory bowel diseases) therapy and VTE (venous thromboembolism) risk, as well as the safety, barriers, and utility of VTE prophylaxis.Recent findingsIn 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a black box warning concerning the use of tofacitinib among ulcerative colitis (UC) patients with a post hoc analysis revealing that all patients had additional risk factors for VTE. Additionally, although IBD patients experiencing a disease flare often present with hematochezia, these patients are less likely to receive VTE prophylaxis, despite data s...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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