Faecal calprotectin and lactoferrin as markers for monitoring disease activity and predicting clinical recurrence in patients with Crohn's disease after ileocolonic resection: A prospective pilot study.

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BACKGROUND Several studies have reported that faecal calprotectin and lactoferrin showed a close correlation with endoscopic inflammation in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. However, the clinical significance of faecal calprotectin or lactoferrin in postoperative Crohn's disease (CD) is not fully evaluated. This prospective study was to investigate… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/2050640613501818

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