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Can 5-ASAs Prevent Crohn’s Relapse After Surgery?

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – After surgically induced remission of Crohn’s disease, treatment with mesalamine reduces the risk of relapse somewhat; sulfasalazine, however, has no apparent benefit, according the results of a meta-analysis. Reporting...

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Repair Bile Duct Injuries Immediately

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – If recognized right away, most bile duct injuries related to laparoscopic cholecystectomy should be repaired quickly in a tertiary hepatobiliary center — within 3 days at most, say the authors of a new paper. If...

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Pregnancies Not Harmed by Fathers’ IBD Treatment

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Among couples wanting to conceive, the routine practice of having men with inflammatory bowel disease discontinue thiopurine medications is not necessary, a Spanish group has shown. The concern has been that thiopurines...