Njegica JojicProfessional title: Professor

Date of primary qualification: 1983

Current Institution: Zvezdara Clinical Center, Belgrade, Serbia

Title of invited presentation:
Update on Crohn's Disease - Can medical treatment change the natural course of Crohn's disease?

Learning objectives:
To learn about biologics and Crohn’s disease. When to start and how long, where is the role of biologics and the surgical outcomes in Crohn's disease.

Summary of clinical/research

IBD, Crohn’s disease activity indices, faecal calprotectin as marker od stool activity, optimization of therapy in IBD, introduction of biologics through level and antibody in every day practise.

Relevant peer reviewed publications within last 5 years

  • Krivokapić Z, Marković S, Antić J, Dimitrijević I, Bojić D, Svorcan P, Jojić N, Damjanović S. Clinical and pathological tools for identifying microsatellite instability in colorectal cancer. Croat Med J. 2012 Aug;53(4):328-35. PubMed PMID: 22911525; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3428821.
  • Protic M, Gligorijevic V, Bojic D, Popovic B, Damjanovic S, Jojic N. Autoimmune. Polyglandular syndrome type 2, alopecia universalis and Crohn's disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2013 May 1;7(4):318-21. Epub 2012 Jun 5. PubMed PMID: 22677116.
  • Sandborn WJ, Regula J, Feagan BG, Belousova E, Jojic N, Lukas M, Yacyshyn B, Krzeski P, Yeh CH, Messer CA, Hanauer SB. Delayed-release oral mesalamine 4.8g/day (800-mg tablet) is effective for patients with moderately active ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2009 Dec; 137(6):1934-43.e1-3. Epub 2009 Sep 18. PubMed PMID: 19766640.
  • Konic-Ristic A, Dodig D, Krstic R, Jelic S, Stankovic I, Ninkovic A, Radic J, Besu I, Bonaci-Nikolic B, Jojic N, Djordjevic M, Popovic D, Juranic Z. Different levels of humoral immunoreactivity to different wheat cultivars gliadin are present in patients with celiac disease and in patients with multiple myeloma.BMC Immunol. 2009 May 31;10:32. doi: 10.1186/1471-2172-10-32. PubMed PMID: 19480718; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2696423.
  • Protic MB, Pavlovic ST, Bojic DZ, Krstic MN, Radojicic ZA, Tarabar DK, Stevanovic AZ, Karan Djurasevic TZ, Godjevac MV, Svorcan PV, Dapcevic BD, JojicNZ.: CARD15 gene polymorphisms in Serbian patients with Crohn's disease: genotype-phenotype analysis. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Oct;20(10):978-84. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e328302f45e. PubMed PMID: 18787464.

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