TITLE

Inflammatory bowel disease posters

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 54, pA89
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on abstracts related to inflammatory bowel disease. An abstract presents information on the faecal calprotectin in the management of IBD and in the assessment of patients with LBS. Calprotectin is a neutrophil derived protein that is stable in stool. It shows promise as a non-invasive marker of intestinal inflammation but as yet it is not widely employed. The researchers reviewed their experience of calprotectin in the evaluation of patients with known IBD (quiescent and active) and in the assessment of new patients with possible IBS.
ACCESSION #
16567978

 

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