In this podcast, Gaurav Talwar highlights some recent advances in the medical and surgical management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. He will build on the concepts introduced by Dr. White and Dr. Bistritz in their 2012 seven lecture series on IBD, so please be sure to listen to those podcasts as well.
By the end of this podcast, you should be able to:
- Describe recent advances in the medical management of IBD including the mechanisms and indications of current biologics, biosimilars, and Tofacitinib, a small molecule drug.
- Outline recent advances in the surgical management of IBD including the impact of minimally invasive techniques and the evolving role of surgery.
- Explain the all-important role of multidisciplinary care for patients with IBD.