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ECCO 2021 Highlights Podcast

Presented By
Dr Rachel Giles, Medicom
ECCO 2021
  In this podcast, Medicom’s correspondent covers 4 presentations held at the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO 2021), held virtually July 2-3 & 8-10, 2021. The topics discussed are: Biologics Updates: Ustekinumab and adalimumab both showed high efficacy in biologic-naïve patients with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease (CD). No significant difference in clinical remission rate was observed between the two therapies at 52 weeks of follow-up. The multicentre, randomised, blinded SEAVUE study was the first trial comparing these two biologics head-to-head in a population of CD patients. Improvements in Small Molecules: Induction of upadacitinib treatment in patients with moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis (UC) led to higher clinical remission rates than placebo after 8 weeks. Moreover, all ranked secondary endpoints of the phase 3 U-ACCOMPLISH trial were met. The treatment was well tolerated and...

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