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Tag Archives: Management
Is Medicine or Surgery the Best Treatment for Crohn’s Disease?
For patients with Crohn’s disease and intra-abdominal abscesses, nonsurgical and surgical management strategies result in similar rates of abscess recurrence and complications, according to the April issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Crohn’s disease can progress from inflammation and ulceration … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged anti-TNF agent, Colon, drug, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, intestine, Management, therapy, tumor necrosis factor, ulcer 2 Comments
Opioids for Chronic Abdominal Pain?
The number of prescriptions of opioids written for patients with chronic abdominal pain has more than doubled in the past decade, according to a study published in the December issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Chronic abdominal pain is common, … Continue reading
Posted in GI Tract, Technology Tagged Chronic Abdominal Pain, drugs, Management, Opioid Analgesics, therapy, treatment 4 Comments