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January 16th, 2015

IBD and Pneumonia

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Associate

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., discusses a study published in American Journal of Gastroenterology that found patients with inflammatory bowel disease were at an increased risk of pneumonia. In addition, Dr. Loftus also discusses the patient implications brought about by the study findings.

For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd.

Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD.

Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, Edward Loftus, IBD, pneumonia, Study Findings

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