In part two of an extensive look at Crohn’s disease, Prof Calvin Coffey and Mr Rishabh Sehgal look at medical and surgical management of the condition, as well as exploring some novel therapeutic targets
Dr Karen Hartery, Senior Clinical Fellow in Gastroenterology, currently working in John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospital Trust, looks back at more than 100 years of Crohn’s disease — a condition that was first recorded in 1913 Although the initial case series was described in 1913 by a Scottish surgeon, Thomas Kennedy Daiziel, the landmark paper that brought Crohn’s disease
Dr M Aradaib, Surgical Registrar, and Mr R Kalbassi, Consultant Colorectal and Laparoscopic Surgeon at the Beacon hospital, Dublin, write on appropriately addressing these conditions
The goal of therapy in IBD-associated arthropathy is to reduce inflammation and prevent disability
Dr Juliette Hussey has sought to assess the effect of a diet and exercise rehabilitation plan aimed at helping patients recovering from surgery for cancer of the oesophagus to return to pre-cancer levels of activity and performance.
The British Society of Gastroenterology defines dyspepsia as a group of symptoms that alert doctors to consider disease of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and states that dyspepsia itself is not a diagnosis.
Early diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease is key and GPs play an important role, Gary Culliton writes in his latest Clinical Update.
Delineating symptoms is extremely important in terms of later management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), Gary Culliton reports in his latest Clinical Update.
Among patients with stage II or III rectal cancer, the use of laparoscopic resection compared with open resection fails to meet the criterion for non-inferiority for pathologic outcomes, according to research published in JAMA.
There is very little evidence to recommend avoiding certain types of dietary carbohydrate, known as the FODMAP diet, to ease the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), concludes a review of the available data in Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin (DTB).