October 29, 2015
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, are chronic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract which require long term treatment to achieve remission, and to prevent relapses. While current therapies are effective, many concerns exist regarding their long term use. Recently, a new area of research has emerged, namely, the question of the optimal duration […]
February 20, 2015
Laura Raffals, M.D., discusses treatment options available to patients with Crohn’s disease. For more information about IBD, visit mayoclinic.org/IBD. Dr. Raffals is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.