Checkpoint inhibitors are increasingly being used in clinical practice. They can cause various gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreatic side effects. As these side effects can be serious, appropriate management is essential. The different checkpoint inhibitors with their mechanisms of action and indications, as well as evaluation and management of gastrointestinal, hepatic and pancreatic side effects, are discussed in this article.
Recommended CitationAhmed, Monjur, "Checkpoint inhibitors: What gastroenterologists need to know." (2018). Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Faculty Papers. Paper 54.
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