The impact of early endoscopic lesions on the clinical course of patients following ileocolonic resection for Crohn's disease: A 5-year prospective cohort study.

@article{Yamamoto2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of early endoscopic lesions on the clinical course of patients following ileocolonic resection for Crohn's disease: A 5-year prospective cohort study.},
  author={Takayuki Yamamoto and Takuya Bamba and Satoru Umegae and Koichi Matsumoto},
  journal={United European gastroenterology journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={294-8}
}
BACKGROUND Early endoscopic lesions following resection for Crohn's disease (CD) are often observed. Currently, the relationship between this endoscopic observation and subsequent occurrence of CD lesions or recurrence is not understood well, but should be valuable in the context of predicting CD course. This prospective study was to investigate the impact of early endoscopic lesions on future clinical recurrence rates following ileocolonic resection for CD. METHODS Forty patients who had… CONTINUE READING
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