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INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE, SERIES #47

Dose Intensification of Infliximab in Crohn's Disease

Joseph Rodemann, Miguel Regueiro

This article reviews some of the data of infliximab therapy for Crohn's disease. Covered in the article are methods for dose intensification and other medical options when dose intensification of infliximab is ineffective.



NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #69

Nutritional Consequences of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

John K. DiBaise

Dr. DiBaise's article covers the spectrum of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) from the beneficial function of gut microbacteria to the identification of groups of likely candidates for SIBO, to testing for and treatment of this intestinal malady.



A SPECIAL ARTICLE

Improvement in Treatment Adherence in Patients with Hepatitis C

Melissa Palmer

A study conducted in a free-standing clinic to determine if simplifying the dosing regimen of ribavirin (RBV) has an impact on adherence, adverse events (AE) and quality of life of patients with HCV on combination therapy.