Pre-operative management is associated with low rate of post-operative morbidity in penetrating Crohn's disease.

@article{Zerbib2010PreoperativeMI,
  title={Pre-operative management is associated with low rate of post-operative morbidity in penetrating Crohn's disease.},
  author={Philippe Zerbib and Dine Koriche and St{\'e}phanie Truant and Ahmed Fouad Bouras and Gw{\'e}nola Vernier-Massouille and David Seguy and François Ren{\'e} Pruvot and Antoine Cortot and Jean Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Colombel},
  journal={Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics},
  year={2010},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={459-65}
}
BACKGROUND Ileocaecal resection for penetrating Crohn's disease is still challenging with a high rate of post-operative morbidity and faecal diversion. AIM To report retrospectively the results of pre-operative management for penetrating Crohn's disease focusing on the rate of post-operative major morbidities and need for faecal diversion. METHODS Between 1997 and 2007, 78 patients with penetrating Crohn's disease underwent a first ileocaecal resection after a pre-operative management… CONTINUE READING

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