Document: informative

EFCCA Magazine October 2018

The October issue of our EFCCA Magazine is now available online. It includes a wide range of information about activities that EFCCA and our members are working on as well as news from partner organisations, our EFCCA Youth Group and other relevant stories of interest to the IBD community.  Thanks to all the people that have contributed to the magazine.

Download Issue 3_2018

BAB 2

A few years ago EFCCA launched a survey entitled BAB – Biologics and Biosimilars to assess patients knowledge about biosimilars and to find out to what extent patients are aware of the issues involved around biosimilars medicines.

Pouch surgery

"Considering whether to have ileal pouch surgery" is a booklet for ulcerative colitis patients which was recently made in a joint effort between Dr Andrew McCombie, Crohn ́s and Colitis New Zealand (patient with an ileal pouch), Associate Professor Tim Eglinton (Colorectal Surgeon), and Professor Richard Gearry (Gastroenterologist). It is designed to help ulcerative colitis patients better understand and answer these questions on surgically removing their colon (called a “colectomy”).

Pouch surgery

"Considering whether to have ileal pouch surgery" is the title of a booklet for ulcerative colitis patients that was recently made in a joint effort between Andrew MacCombie from Crohn´s and Colitis New Zealand (and patient with an ileal pouch), Associate Professor Tim Eglinton (Colorectal Surgeon), and Professor Richard Gearry (Gastroenterologist). It is designed to help ulcerative colitis patients better understand and answer questions concerning surgically removing their colon (called a “colectomy”).