Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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March 26, 2016

Biologic Drugs – Are They Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

One of the major medical therapies used to treat chronic inflammatory conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, or psoriasis are anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) agents. These include, but are not limited to drugs like Remicade, Simponi, Humira and Cimzia. Women who are pregnant, and taking these medications are always concerned about […]

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Tags: Anti-TNF agents, Cimzia, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Crohn's disease, Humira, IBD, pregnancy, psoriasis, Remicade, rheumatoid arthritis, Simponi, Sunanda Kane


December 20, 2015

Pregnancy Concerns in Women With IBD

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at increased risk for adverse birth outcomes such as preterm delivery and small for gestational age (SGA) infants, and most recognized cases have underlying placental causes. Dr. Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses a study, published in Annals of Gastroenterology that examined whether women with IBD have a higher rate of […]

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Tags: Annals of Gastroenterology, Crohn's disease, IBD, placental inflammation, pregnancy, Sunanda Kane, ulcerative colitis


November 7, 2014

Management of IBD in Pregnancy

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

Sunanda Kane, M.D., discusses the management of inflammatory bowel disease and pregnancy during Grand Rounds. She provides an update about recent research in IBD and pregnancy. Watch the video on the Medical Professionals Video Center. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/ibd. Dr. Kane is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: Grand Rounds, IBD, pregnancy, Sunanda Kane


September 25, 2014

Patient Story: Crohn’s Disease and Pregnancy

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

When I walked into Dr. Sunanda Kane’s office at Mayo Clinic, I was crying. I had been diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease not long before, and I was devastated by the news. I know some people who have Crohn’s, and they were not doing well. I had one baby and knew I wanted to have another, and I thought the […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, patient story, pregnancy, Sharing Mayo Clinic, Sunanda Kane


January 6, 2014

Pregnancy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By Brent Westra brentwestra

When Sunanda Kane, M.D., sees female patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), she is frequently asked how these conditions may affect pregnancy or the ability to get pregnant. A recent study also investigated this issue and found that there was no decrease in fertility in women with IBD who have not undergone significant abdominal or pelvic […]

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Tags: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, fertility, pregnancy, Sunanda Kane


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