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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Tacrolimus in Refractory IBD

Tacrolimus can be used in refractory IBD It is administered orally at a dose of 0.1 mg/kg body weight/day (e.g. 10mg for 100kg man) The dose may need to be adjusted in order to achieve an optimum serum trough levels of 5–10 ng/ml The rule of thirds seems to apply – 1/3 fail and need surgery, 1/3 develop side-effects, and…

Best Oral Presentation Award – BSG 2013

Our presentation on IBD-SSHAMP (Supported, Self Help And Management Programme) UKs 1st Web-based Remote Community Management Service for stable IBD patients won an award as the best oral presentation in the Health Informatics Section at this years 2013 British Society of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting http://www.bsg.org.uk/education/news/bsg-annual-meeting-2013-prize-winners.html

Poster of Distinction Award was given to us for our work on Cost Savings with Faecal Calprotectin Service at this years 2013 BSG

At this years 2013 Annual BSG Meeting our work on faecal calprotectin, demonstrating cost savings and reducing the number of unnecessary colonoscopies that some patients are put forward for, won a poster of distinction award. To view the poster please click on the link below http://www.drmattwjohnson.com/?attachment_id=559