Risk and significance of endoscopic/radiological evidence of recurrent Crohn's disease.

BACKGROUND & AIMS The aim of this study was to determine the risk of endoscopic/radiological recurrence of Crohn's disease postoperatively and the long-term outcome. METHODS A randomized placebo-controlled trial was performed to determine the effectiveness of mesalamine in preventing recurrent Crohn's disease postoperatively. Patients in the control group… CONTINUE READING