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Environmental Exposures, Gut Microbiota, and Urinary Metabolomic Fingerprint of Crohn’s Disease Patients Who Have Undergone Ileo-colonic ResectionDownload
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease that causes intestinal inflammation and lesions. Canada has one of the highest rates of IBD in the world. One of the major types of IBD is Crohn’s Disease (CD) and a large portion of CD patients will undergo surgical resection in the...
Background- Crohn's disease (CD) is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that can cause inflammation throughout the alimentary tract. Many individuals diagnosed with CD ultimately require intestinal resection. Unfortunately, disease often recurs following surgery. The pathophysiology of the...
The Role of Vitamin D in Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha-Induced Response in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseDownload
Vitamin D is an important immunomodulator of the immune system and has been suggested to play a role in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Drugs targeting TNF-alpha are effective IBD therapies, and vitamin D has been demonstrated to suppress TNF-alpha as well as work...