Maintenance strategies in Crohn's disease

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Sooner or later, most patients require surgery, yet almost all experience a postoperative recurrence. Today, there is a new emphasis on medical prophylaxis. Available evidence indicates that 5-aminosalicylic acid is beneficial in this role, although high dosage is needed. The best strategy is to tailor treatment to the clinical pattern; for example, surgery is advised for repeated bouts of fibrostenosis and medication for inflammatory disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-106
Number of pages8
JournalHospital practice (1995)
Issue number1
StatePublished - 15 Jan 1996


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