Use of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition Is Just as Effective as Corticosteroids in Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Crohn’s Disease

@article{Soo2013UseOE,
  title={Use of Exclusive Enteral Nutrition Is Just as Effective as Corticosteroids in Newly Diagnosed Pediatric Crohn’s Disease},
  author={Jason J. Soo and Bushra Abdul Malik and Justine M. Turner and Rabin Persad and Eytan Wine and Kerry Siminoski and Hien Quoc Huynh},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={58},
  pages={3584-3591}
}
The efficacy of exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) in induction of remission in pediatric Crohn’s disease (CD) is reported to be equivalent to that of corticosteroids (CS). Our objective was to compare the efficacy of EEN and CS in inducing remission in pediatric onset CD and the effects of the treatment on nutritional status and bone mineral density (BMD). Medical charts were retrospectively studied for patients diagnosed with CD between 2000 and 2010 at the Stollery children’s hospital in… CONTINUE READING
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