Continuous elemental enteral alimentation in the treatment of children and adolescents with Crohn's disease.

@article{Morin1982ContinuousEE,
  title={Continuous elemental enteral alimentation in the treatment of children and adolescents with Crohn's disease.},
  author={Claude L. Morin and Michel Camacho Roulet and C. Caballero Roy and A M Weber and Normand Lapointe},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1982},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={
          194-9
        }
}
Ten pediatric patients, aged 8.5-19 years, with active symptomatic Crohn's disease, received a three-week period of continuous elemental enteral alimentation with no other form of treatment. All patients in this study were selected according to the following criteria, which were applied consecutively: (1) newly diagnosed patients with no previous treatment for Crohn's disease, (2) disease activity index over 200, and (3) no complication requiring surgery. All patients experienced a clinical… CONTINUE READING

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