Impact of azathioprine and tumour necrosis factor antagonists on the need for surgery in newly diagnosed Crohn's disease.

@article{PeyrinBiroulet2011ImpactOA,
  title={Impact of azathioprine and tumour necrosis factor antagonists on the need for surgery in newly diagnosed Crohn's disease.},
  author={Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet and Abderrahim Oussalah and Nicolas Williet and Claire Pillot and Laurent Bresler and M. -A. Bigard},
  journal={Gut},
  year={2011},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={930-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to assess whether azathioprine and antitumour necrosis factor (TNF) treatment decrease the long-term need for surgery in patients with Crohn's disease. METHODS This was an observational study of a referral centre cohort. The cumulative incidence of the first Crohn's disease-related major abdominal surgery was estimated using the Kaplan-Meier method, and independent predictors of surgery were identified using Cox proportional hazards regression with… CONTINUE READING
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