11. Crohn's Disease

  1. John WD McDonald Professor of Medicine1,
  2. Andrew K Burroughs Professor of Hepatology Consultant Physician/Hepatologist2,
  3. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine1 and
  4. M Brian Fennerty Professor of Medicine3
  1. Brian G Feagan Professor of Medicine and
  2. John WD McDonald

Published Online: 22 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch11

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition

How to Cite

Feagan, B. G. and McDonald, J. W. (2010) Crohn's Disease, in Evidence-Based Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Third Edition (eds J. W. McDonald, A. K. Burroughs, B. G. Feagan and M. B. Fennerty), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444314403.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    The Royal Free Sheila Sherlock Liver Centre, Royal Free Hospital, and University College London, London, UK

  3. 3

    Oregon Health and Science University, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Portland, Oregon, USA

Author Information

  1. Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Unit, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181938

Online ISBN: 9781444314403

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Keywords:

  • Induction of remission;
  • Treatment of therapy-resistant or steroid-dependent patients;
  • Maintenance of remission;
  • randomized controlled trials (RCTs);
  • Crohn's disease (CD);
  • Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI);
  • absolute risk reduction (ARR);
  • number needed to treat (NNT);
  • National Cooperative Crohn's Disease Study (NCCDS);
  • European Cooperative Crohn's Disease Study (ECCDS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Induction of remission

  • Treatment of therapy-resistant or steroid-dependent patients

  • Maintenance of remission

  • Summary

  • References