Repeated exclusive enteral nutrition in the treatment of paediatric Crohn's disease: predictors of efficacy and outcome.

BACKGROUND Exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) induces remission and mucosal healing in children with active Crohn's disease (CD). AIM To compare short- and long-term outcomes of the first vs. second courses of EEN, and to identify predictors of sustained remission. METHODS Retrospective single centre analysis of all patients with CD (6-18 years) treated… CONTINUE READING