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February 6, 2015

Management of Refractory IBD

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

A majority of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) fail to respond, have an inadequate response or lose response to standard medical therapies. Although some patients may be truly refractory to medical treatment, in others, symptoms may be unrelated to the underlying IBD, according to Edward V. Loftus Jr. M.D., director of the IBD clinic […]

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Tags: Digestive Diseases Update, Edward Loftus, IBD, refractory IBD


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