Immunomodulator therapy in inflammatory bowel disease

The introduction of immunomodulator therapy in the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has provided an important tool in modifying the mucosal immune system thought to be important in the pathogenesis of IBD. Currently available immunomodulating agents include azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine, cyclosporin, and methotrexate. Recent… CONTINUE READING