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Title: Postoperative Crohn's disease recurrence as assessed by conventional vs alternative non invasive techniques
Other Titles: Valutazione della recidiva post-chirurgica nella malattia di Crohn mediante tecniche convenzionali vs tecniche alternative non invasive
Authors: Biancone, Livia
Onali, Sara
Keywords: Crohn’s disease
postoperative recurrence
ileo-colonic resection
ileo-colonic resection
Small intestine contrast ultrasonography (SICUS)
bowel wall thickness
Issue Date: 3-Mar-2010
Abstract: Background Ileocolonoscopy (IC) is the gold standard for assessing Crohn’s Disease (CD) recurrence after ileo-colonic resection The frequency of recurrence in Crohn’s CD patients after curative resection different from the ileo-colonic is undefined. Aims. Prospective Study: We aimed to compare, in a prospective longitudinal study, findings related to CD recurrence as assessed by procedures visualizing either the luminal surface (i.e. ileocolonoscopy or SBFT) or the extraluminal surface (SICUS) in a cohort of CD patients prospectively followed up at 1, 2 and 3 years after ileo-colonic resection. Retrospective Study:In an different cohort of CD patients, we also aimed to assess, in retrospective analysis, the frequency, pattern and risk factors of postoperative recurrence in CD patients with “curative” resection different from ileo-colon. Methods. Prospective Study: From 2003 to 2008, 25 CD patients undergoing ileo-colonic resection were enrolled. Clinical assessment (CDAI) was...
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2108/1204
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