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Items Tagged ‘Edward Loftus’

April 30, 2013

Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI) & Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) – IBD in the News

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Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses the implications of recent article published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics that found a group of patients with IBS to have higher CDAI scores than patients with Crohn’s disease. Specifically, Dr. Loftus mentions: – Because […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, Edward Loftus, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis


April 24, 2013

IBD & Increased Risk for Pneumonia – IBD in the News

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Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses a recent study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology that found patients with inflammatory bowel disease were at an increased risk for pneumonia. Dr. Loftus also discusses the patient implications of the study findings.  […]

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Tags: Edward Loftus, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease


March 10, 2013

Using Parasites to Treat Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

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Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic specializing in the care and evaluation of patients with IBD, discusses studies conducted by Joel Weinstock, M.D., that examined the usage of parasites to treat IBD. While some of Dr. Weinstock’s colleagues initially thought he was joking, the usage of pig whipworm eggs to treat IBD […]

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Tags: Edward Loftus, gastroenterology, IBD, inflammatory bowel disease


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