Crohn's disease: current treatment options.

@article{Akobeng2008CrohnsDC,
  title={Crohn's disease: current treatment options.},
  author={Anthony K Akobeng},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 9},
  pages={787-92}
}
There is no known cure for Crohn's disease (CD), but a better understanding of the evidence base of both established treatments (such as enteral nutrition, corticosteroids, 5-aminosalicylates and immunosuppressive agents) and emerging treatments (such as the anti-tumour necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNF-alpha) agents, infliximab and adalimumab) provides opportunities to improve and maintain the quality of life for children with the disease. This article provides an overview of the evidence base… CONTINUE READING

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