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New guidelines on the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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New guidelines on the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

The British and European Crohn's and Colitis organisations have over the last 2 years published several guidelines updating the diagnosis, investigation and management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Some of the important messages are listed below

  • Stopping smoking reduces the risk of disease activity in crohn's disease
  • Early use of immunomodulators in appropriate patients reduces steroid dependancy and disease relapse
  • Longterm 5 ASA may reduce the risk of cancer in the future
  • Budesonide, a  'locally acting' steroid is a useful alternative with less side-effects than prednisolone in appropriate patients
  • New drugs like biologics (anti-TNF antibodies) are useful in treating active/severe/non-responding IBD
  • Surveillance colonoscopy intervals have changed to 1,3 or 5 years rather than 2 years depending on the patients' circumstances
  • Caesarian section is preferred mode of delivery in mothers with perianal or recto-vaginal disease.

For further information on these guidelines click here

For further information on crohn's and colitis patient charity website click here

 

 

 

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