A Cohort Study Comparing IFX to CS for Moderate to Severe UC
The first-line treatment strategy of moderate to severe UC was a important question at issue. The biological agents had potentiality to alter the disease course of UC. The AGA clinical guidelines had conditional recommend that IFX and other biological agene migtht be first-line therapy for high-risk UC patints but only had low grade evidence.We launched this multicenter prospective cohort trial to compare the efficacy and safety of infliximab (IFX) and corticosteroids(CS) when they was used as first-line therapy in UC patients.
A Comparative Study of MRI, US and CE for Assessing Treatment Response in Known Crohn's Disease
The aim of this study is to evaluate non-invasive imaging techniques for assessing treatment response in known Crohn's disease. 1. Comparing imaging modalities: The applicability of small bowel colon capsule endoscopy (SBCCE), magnetic resonance enterocolonography (MREC) and ultrasound (US) for diagnosing ulcer healing after medical treatment in patients with symptomatic Crohn's disease compared to ileocolonoscopy. 1. Sensitivity and specificity for ulcer healing 2. Changes in activity parameters for SBCCE, MREC and US before and after medical treatment. 3....
Adherence of a 1.600 mg Single Tablet 5-ASA Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis
Several oral mesalazine (5-ASA) formulations exist, but the regimes require several tablets per day. Such regimens are not ideal and can interfere with normal daily activities of patients. Non-adherence has been associated with an increase in the risk of relapse and worse disease course; leading to a decrease in quality of life, an increase in societal and personal costs, and worst case increases the risk of colorectal cancer. Recently, a new formula for 5-ASA has been approved by the Danish Medicine Agency, with a single tablet regime per day. Primary purpose: • To investigate whether a simplified treatment regimen for 5-...
Adherence to Exclusive Enteral Nutrition in Patients With Crohn's Disease
The study has not yet been completed
A Dietary Intervention Study on the Microbiome in Crohn's Disease Patients
This protocol is designed to compare the effectiveness of a soy-based diet or identical diet without soy given to patients with Crohn's disease (CD) in remission, patients with active CD, or healthy controls. The assigned diet will be compared to participant 'baseline' (pre-diet) in terms of its ability to change the gut bacteria and fecal butyrate, an important short-chain fatty acid (SCFA) that limits bowel inflammation, a characteristic of this debilitating disease.
Adipose Tissue Injection in Perianal Fistulas in Crohn´s Disease
This randomized and placebo controlled study investigates the efficacy of injections with freshly harvested autologous adipose tissue in CD patients with complex perianal fistulas refractory to standard surgical and/or medical treatment. 140 CD patients will be included and randomized to either treatment with freshly harvested autologous adipose tissue or placebo (saline). Primary outcome measures are clinical healing 6 months after treatment evaluated by clinical examination and pelvic MRI.
Alanyl-glutamine Supplementation for C. Difficile Treatment (ACT)
This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to determine the optimal dose and safety of oral alanyl-glutamine between 4, 24, and 44 g doses administered for 10 days with standard therapy among first time incident cases of uncomplicated C. difficile infection (CDI) in hospitalized persons aged 65 or older. Our hypothesis is that alanyl-glutamine supplementation will decrease recurrence and mortality from CDI and these outcomes will be associated with improvement of inflammatory markers and restoration of intestinal microbiota function.
A Long-term Extension Study of Mirikizumab (LY3074828) in Participants With Crohn's Disease
The reason for this study is to determine the long-term efficacy and safety of the study drug mirikizumab in participants with Crohn's disease.
A Multicenter Clinical Trial: Efficacy, Safety of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
There are many limitations in the current treatments of Inflammatory bowel disease(IBD). Some patients have no or little reaction to the traditional drugs. Now the investigators realized that the intestinal microbiota is closely associated with the development of IBD. In recent years, a retrospective study showed that the overall efficiency of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) for IBD was 79%, the overall remission rate was 43%, which opened a new chapter in the treatment of IBD. So the standardized fecal microbiota transplantation is considered to be simple but effective emerging therapies for the treatment of IBD. In this ...
An Active and Placebo-Controlled Study of Brazikumab in Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease
This study seeks to evaluate the safety and efficacy of brazikumab versus placebo (Stage I) and versus an active comparator (Stage 2) in participants with moderately to severely active CD and will include assessments of clinical response as demonstrated by improvement of symptoms and colonic mucosal appearance as observed on endoscopy
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