EM1510J "The Microbiome in Spondyloarthritis" (IM GR-103015)

This presentation discusses the role that intestinal inflammation plays in spondyloarthritides. The discussion includes the description of dysbiosis and the alterations in bacterial species found in spondyloarthritis patients. Finally, therapies such as the use of probiotics are considered.

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Target Audience

UT Southwestern faculty, fellows, residents and medical students, community physicians, nurse clinicians, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to

  • Describe the range of conditions among the spondyloarthritides.
  • Review the overlap of intestinal inflammation as is seen in inflammatory bowel disease with that seen in spondyloarthritides.
  • Evaluate existing and emerging therapeutic options for spondyloarthritides.
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Photo: Andreas Reimold, M.D.Andreas Reimold, M.D.
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Division of Rheumatic Diseases

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA


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