Myths and Misconceptions in the Management of Elderly Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The diagnosis and management of elderly patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be very challenging, even to experienced clinicians. These tasks can be further complicated by a series of misconceptions that can impact appropriate use of therapies. This column attempts to correct such misconceptions by reviewing the published literature.

Serious and Opportunistic Infections in Elderly Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  Abstract: Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is often treated with biologics and immunomodulators, which can place elderly IBD patients at risk for serious and opportunistic infections. […]

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