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Dr. Miguel Regueiro gives an overview on inflammatory bowel disease and the multidisciplinary approach to treatment.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
  • Explain the diagnostic tests and endoscopic findings that correlate with symptoms
  • Discuss medications available for IBD

Reading Resources:

  1. Hashash JG, Regueiro MD.The evolving management of postoperative Crohn's disease. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2012 Sep;6(5):637-48.
  2. Souto Rodriguez R, Swoger JM, Barreiro-De Acosta M, Regueiro M. Maximizing the effect of biologics in inflammatory bowel disease. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol. 2012 Jun;58(2):101-22. Review.
  3. Swoger JM, Regueiro M. Evaluation for postoperative recurrence of Crohn disease. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2012 Jun;41(2):303-14.

Disclosures:

Dr. Regueiro has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Conslutant: Abbott, Axcan, Janssen, Johnson and Johnson, P&G, Promcthcus, Salix, Shire, UCB, Warner-Chilcott

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.05) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 0.5 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.edu and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 10/15/2013 | Last Modified On: 10/15/2013 | Expires: 10/15/2014

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