The 2nd edition of consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of intestinal Behçet’s disease: indication of anti-TNFα monoclonal antibodies

@inproceedings{Hisamatsu2013The2E,
  title={The 2nd edition of consensus statements for the diagnosis and management of intestinal Behçet’s disease: indication of anti-TNFα monoclonal antibodies},
  author={Tadakazu Hisamatsu and Fumiaki Ueno and Takayuki Matsumoto and Kiyonori Kobayashi and Kazutaka Koganei and Reiko K Kunisaki and Fumihito Hirai and Masakazu Nagahori and Mitsunobu Matsushita and Kenji Kobayashi and Mitsumasa Kishimoto and Mitsuhiro Takeno and Masanori Tanaka and Nagamu Inoue and Toshifumi Hibi},
  booktitle={Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2013}
}
Clinical evidence regarding intestinal Behçet’s disease (BD) management is lacking and intestinal lesions are a poor prognostic factor. In 2007, the Japan consensus statement for diagnosis and management of intestinal BD was developed. Recently, the efficacy of anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF)α monoclonal antibodies (mAbs), and infliximab (IFX) was reported and adalimumab (ADA) was approved for intestinal BD in Japan. This study renewed consensus-based practice guidelines for diagnosis and… CONTINUE READING
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