Immediate versus tailored prophylaxis to prevent symptomatic recurrences after surgery for ileocecal Crohn's disease?

BACKGROUND Studies have not established the optimal role for prophylaxis after surgery for Crohn's disease. Some suggest treatment should be initiated within the first month after surgery, whereas others advocate targeted treatment after endoscopic recurrence. In the present study, we compared the efficacy of these competing approaches. METHODS One… CONTINUE READING