Early vascular changes in Crohn's disease: an endoscopic fluorescence study.

@article{Maunoury2000EarlyVC,
  title={Early vascular changes in Crohn's disease: an endoscopic fluorescence study.},
  author={Vincent Maunoury and Serge Mordon and Karel Geboes and O Brandes Klein and A. Debaert and Antoine Cortot and Pierre Desreumaux and Jean Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Colombel},
  journal={Endoscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 9},
  pages={
          700-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Early recurrent lesions occurring after surgery in Crohn's disease may be the result of localized vasculitis. The aim of this study was use fluorescence endoscopy to evaluate the mucosal microcirculation of the neoterminal ileum in relation to endoscopic recurrence in patients who had undergone ileocolonic resection for Crohn's disease. PATIENTS AND METHODS Ten patients were prospectively enrolled in an endoscopic follow-up study one year after surgery. Recurrence… CONTINUE READING
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