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January 16, 2015

IBD and Pneumonia

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

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 […]

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


November 10, 2013

IBD & Increased Risk for Pneumonia

By Brent Westra brentwestra

Note: This post was originally published on Mayo Clinic’s Advancing the Science blog on April 24, 2013 Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses a recent study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology that found patients with inflammatory bowel disease were […]

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Tags: American Journal of Gastroenterology, Edward Loftus, pneumonia


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