Biologic Therapy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  title={Biologic Therapy in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease},
  author={Sonal Patel and Jennifer A. Strople},
The incidence of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has risen over the past several decades and therapeutic strategies continue to evolve. Many unique considerations must be taken into account when selecting the optimal therapy for a pediatric IBD patient, including the effect of therapy on growth parameters, the cummulative or long-term adverse effects of treatments, and the inherently longer duration of therapy give the young age at diagnosis. Biologic agents have been used to treat… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Topics from this paper.