VIDEO: Stelara safe in treatment of older patients with IBD

VIDEO: Stelara safe in treatment of older patients with IBD

In a video exclusive, Subrata Ghosh, MD, of the University College Cork, reported older patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with Stelara did not experience increased rates of serious adverse events compared with placebo.“In clinical practice, prescribing older IBD patients is a challenge; about 25% to 35% of our IBD population now are over the age of 60 years and this proportion is likely to increase significantly over the next couple of decades,” Ghosh said. “It has been shown that adverse events of treatment, such as serious infection and cancer, are generallyRead More

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