Prospective study of long-term results and prognostic factors after conservative surgery for small bowel Crohn's disease.

@article{Sampietro2009ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of long-term results and prognostic factors after conservative surgery for small bowel Crohn's disease.},
  author={Gianluca Matteo Sampietro and Fabio Corsi and Giovanni Maconi and Sandro Ardizzone and A Frontali and Alberto Gomez Corona and Gabriele Bianchi Porro and Diego Foschi},
  journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association},
  year={2009},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={
          183-91; quiz 125
        }
}
BACKGROUND & AIMS Several bowel-sparing techniques have been proposed for treating patients with CD, but there have been no prospective studies analyzing risk factors and long-term outcome. We prospectively evaluated safety and long-term efficacy of conservative surgery for patients with complicated CD. METHODS From 1993-2007, 393 of 502 consecutive patients underwent surgery for complicated CD of the small bowel. Those with colonic involvement were excluded. The Student t test, chi(2) test… CONTINUE READING
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