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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Biosimilar infliximab CT-P13 is approved for all indications of the originator product in Europe. Prospective data on its efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity in inflammatory bowel diseases are lacking. METHODS A prospective, nationwide, multicentre, observational cohort was designed to examine the efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity(More)
BACKGROUND Adalimumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody targeting tumour necrosis factor with proven efficacy in the treatment of Crohn's disease (CD). AIM To investigate the predictors of medium-term clinical efficacy and mucosal healing during adalimumab therapy, in patients with CD, in specialised centres approved for biological therapy in Hungary.(More)
The authors determined the rate of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) non-responders among patients receiving secondary prevention due to cardiovascular diseases at the appearance of acute coronary events. The non-responders were defined as: patients who have been treated with ASA because of acute coronary syndrome, but the subsequently performed platelet(More)
Severe chronic low back pain was diagnosed in 236 patients by one physician and they were referred to the University of Miami Comprehensive Pain and Rehabilitation Center (UMCPRC) over a 5-year period for an intensive 4-week inpatient treatment program. Of these 143 (61%) were able to be contacted by telephone and given a structured interview designed for(More)
BACKGROUND Infliximab (IFX) has proven to be an effective addition to the therapeutic arsenal for refractory, fistulizing, and steroid dependent Crohn's disease (CD), with efficacy in the induction and maintenance of clinical remission of CD. Our objective in this study is to report the nationwide, multicenter experience with IFX induction therapy for CD in(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Previous studies have suggested an increasing use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Furthermore, a significant number of IBD patients fail to comply with treatment. The aim of our study was to evaluate the prevalence of non-adherence and the use of CAM in Hungarian patients(More)
We describe a novel germline mutation of BMPR1A in a family with juvenile polyposis and colon cancer. This mutation consists of two consecutive substitutions (735-6 TG>AT) that cause two nonsense mutations (Y245X, G246X), inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion, on one parental chromosome. This mutation caused protein truncation, and represents a novel(More)
INTRODUCTION Inflammatory bowel disease may show a life long persistence, while female fertility is time-limited. AIM The aim of the authors was to obtain more knowledge about the obstetrical-gynecological aspects of this disorder. METHODS The authors evaluated 100 patients with inflammatory bowel disease and 100 healthy women with a self-composed(More)
BACKGROUND Safety data of the 'real life' use of an infliximab biosimilar, CT-P13 in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are still lacking. Our aim was to assess the frequency and characteristics of infusion reactions during CT-P13 therapy in 13 Hungarian and 1 Czech IBD centres. METHODS Clinical and safety data was registered at fixed appointments. Trough(More)