Anti-TNF decreases risk for penetrating complication in pediatric Crohn’s

Anti-TNF decreases risk for penetrating complication in pediatric Crohn’s

Among pediatric patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, the risk for incidence of intestinal resection and colectomy after 5 years of diagnosis decreased over a 24-year period, according to a presenter at UEG Week.“The aim of the present study was to gain more insight into the impacts of immunosuppressants and anti-tumor necrosis introduction on…

Combined lactated Ringer’s solution, rectal indomethacin reduces post-ERCP pancreatitis

Combined lactated Ringer’s solution, rectal indomethacin reduces post-ERCP pancreatitis

Lactated Ringer’s solution infusion combined with rectal indomethacin reduced the incidence and readmission rates for post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis compared with either management strategy alone.“Acute pancreatitis is a potential ERCP adverse event that results in substantial medical costs and patient morbidity. Post-ERCP pancreatitis [PEP] incidence varies widely in the literature,” Khellaf Amalou, MD, of the…