Presence of granulomas is associated with recurrence after surgery for Crohn's disease: experience of a surgical unit.

@article{Anseline1997PresenceOG,
  title={Presence of granulomas is associated with recurrence after surgery for Crohn's disease: experience of a surgical unit.},
  author={Paul F Anseline and John Wlodarczyk and Rajathurai R Murugasu},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={78-82}
}
BACKGROUND The determinants for recurrence of Crohn's disease remain controversial. Eight factors that might predict recurrence were studied in 130 patients operated on for Crohn's disease over a 24-year period. METHODS Separate survival curves were estimated for each variable. A multivariate analysis was then carried out in which several selected explanatory variables were included simultaneously in a proportional hazards regression model. RESULTS Operation for recurrent disease was… CONTINUE READING

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