2015-06-05 18:31:18 UTC

IBD Treatment

Clinical Snapshots


This AGA Clinical Snapshot is an executive summary of Dr. Sandborn's presentation during the 2015 AGA Spring Postgraduate Course at DDW® 2015 in Washington, DC.

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1. Understand near-term and intermediate-term potential treatment options for patients who are failing currently available immunosuppressive and biologic therapy.

2. Many patients fail biologic therapy with anti-TNF agents and anti-integrin therapy with vedolizumab (anti-α4β7 antibody), through a variety of mechanisms including primary non-response, secondary lost response, and intolerance.

3. Treatment options switching within and out of class with alternative selective anti-integrin agents, sphingosine 1 phosphate (S1P) receptor modulators, Janus kinase (JAK) inhibitors, anti-interleukin 12/23 and anti- IL 23, and Smad7 antisense.

About the Instructors

William J. Sandborn, MD, AGAF, University of California, San Diego

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