Welcome to Issue 63 of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Review.
In this issue, a study from Japan reports that leucine-rich alpha 2 glycoprotein is superior to C-reactive protein in the prediction of mucosal healing in Crohn’s disease patients with ileal disease, but comparable to C-reactive protein in Crohn’s disease patients with colonic disease.
Issue 63 PDF
Some of the other highlights in this review include:
- Anti-TNF-induced skin rashes in IBD
- Current nutritional therapies in IBD
- Science blog: HBx protein, the elusive X factor in UC