The patient had been diagnosed with mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis (UC) a month prior to presentation for which she was prescribed oral mesalamine.
The following article is a part of conference coverage from the 2019 Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (AIBD) Meeting, being held in Orlando, Florida. The team at MPR will be reporting on the latest news and research conducted by leading experts gastroenterology. Check back for more from the 2019 AIBD Meeting. Combination biologic therapy may…
According to new research over 1 in 5 patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) should have started treatment with an advanced systemic therapy earlier in their disease.
In patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), tofacitinib, a Janus kinase inhibitor, was associated with improved short-term efficacy, when compared with vedolizumab, an integrin receptor antagonist. Findings were presented at the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (AIBD) 2019 meeting in Orlando, Florida.
A recently published report presented at the 2019 AIBD Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, discussed the case of a patient who developed ulcerative colitis (UC) following treatment with Secukinumab for her psoriatic arthritis and highlighted a novel approach for the management of both of her conditions simultaneously.
Treatment with tofacitinib appears to have little impact on extraintestinal manifestations (EIMs) in patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC) and might even improve them, according to an analysis of the OCTAVE program. Findings were presented at the 2019 AIBD Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
ACR/ARHP 2018 Annual Meeting
Patients treated with JAK inhibitors for rheumatoid arthritis may be less likely to have low disease activity if they are obese compared with those who are overweight.
ACR/ARHP 2017 Annual Meeting
In this post hoc analysis, researchers explored whether anemia was a predictor of radiographic progression in patients with RA who were treated with tofacitinib.
Xeljanz and Xeljanz XR are Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors indicated to treat moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis when methotrexate therapy is inadequate.
ACR/ARHP 2016 Annual Meeting
Statistically significant improvements were shown 3 months vs. placebo with tofacitinib, in this new study