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Inflammatory bowel diseases and management considerations: fertility and pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19765367     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Young women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pose a unique set of challenges. These women and their treating physicians must make difficult choices in matters regarding conception, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. This review highlights recent evidence and management issues that arise when taking care of women with IBD in terms of fertility, outcomes, and medication safety in pregnancy and breastfeeding. Ultimately, treatment must be individualized for each patient based on the available evidence and the woman's preferences.
Authors:
Maria Moscandrew; Sunanda Kane
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current gastroenterology reports     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1534-312X     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr Gastroenterol Rep     Publication Date:  2009 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-21     Completed Date:  2009-12-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100888896     Medline TA:  Curr Gastroenterol Rep     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  395-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
6-Mercaptopurine / therapeutic use
Animals
Azathioprine / therapeutic use
Breast Feeding
Drug Therapy, Combination
Evidence-Based Medicine
Female
Fertility / drug effects*
Gastrointestinal Agents / adverse effects,  therapeutic use*
Glucocorticoids / therapeutic use
Humans
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Infertility, Female / etiology
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases / complications,  drug therapy*
Meta-Analysis as Topic
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy*
Pregnancy Outcome
Risk Factors
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Gastrointestinal Agents; 0/Glucocorticoids; 0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 446-86-6/Azathioprine; 50-44-2/6-Mercaptopurine

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