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Chronic Liver Disease Plus Influenza Linked to Increased Inpatient Burden

Chronic Liver Disease Plus Influenza Linked to Increased Inpatient Burden

October 27th 2020, 11:00am

American College of Gastroenterology

New research shows patients with chronic liver disease admitted for influenza had an increased risk of disease severity but not a higher odds of mortality.

New Study Looks at Response Rate of Tofacitinib in Ulcerative Colitis

New Study Looks at Response Rate of Tofacitinib in Ulcerative Colitis

October 27th 2020, 4:00am

American College of Gastroenterology

More than half of the patient population achieved a defined response at both day 14 and week 6.

Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH: Dupilumab Shows Promise Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH: Dupilumab Shows Promise Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis

October 26th 2020, 7:31pm

American College of Gastroenterology

Research shows dupilumab remains effective in EoE for up to 2 years.

Vedolizumab Associated with Ulcerative Colitis Control and Maintenance

Vedolizumab Associated with Ulcerative Colitis Control and Maintenance

October 26th 2020, 4:34pm

American College of Gastroenterology

A new study presented at ACG shows vedolizumab to be superior to adalimumab in maintaining early disease control in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis.

New Data Looks at Link Between C. Diff Infections and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

New Data Looks at Link Between C. Diff Infections and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

October 26th 2020, 3:32pm

American College of Gastroenterology

In data presented at ACG, investigators found a link between sex, lower BMI, and the development of irritable bowel syndrome in patients following a c. diff infection.

Ustekinumab Reduces Rectal Bleeding in Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Ustekinumab Reduces Rectal Bleeding in Ulcerative Colitis Patients

October 26th 2020, 1:35pm

American College of Gastroenterology

In a poster presented during ACG, investigators show data from a long-term extension of the UNIFI trial.

Study Shows Opioid Dependence Has No Impact on TPIAT Outcomes

Study Shows Opioid Dependence Has No Impact on TPIAT Outcomes

October 26th 2020, 1:00pm

American College of Gastroenterology

Patients with chronic pancreatitis can exhibit dependence on chronic opioid therapy prior to receiving total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation.

Mitigating Unnecessary Isolation Due to Suspected C. Diff Infection

Mitigating Unnecessary Isolation Due to Suspected C. Diff Infection

October 26th 2020, 12:00pm

American College of Gastroenterology

Isolation as a result of suspected C. Diff can take a significant financial toll on the healthcare system, thus it is necessary to determine appropriate factors that can predict CDI.

Chester Oddis, MD: Myositis, Diagnosis and Management Challenges

Chester Oddis, MD: Myositis, Diagnosis and Management Challenges

September 16th 2020, 5:00pm

Congress of Clinical Rheumatology East

An expert discusses the difficulties in diagnosing and managing myositis, as well as how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected clinical care.

Daniel Albert, MD: Telemedicine Challenges for Rheumatologists During COVID-19

Daniel Albert, MD: Telemedicine Challenges for Rheumatologists During COVID-19

September 16th 2020, 3:00pm

Congress of Clinical Rheumatology East

Three key issues with using the technology over in-person visits.