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Role of small-bowel endoscopy in the management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease: an international OMED-ECCO consensus.

Abstract:

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are lifelong diseases seen predominantly in the developed countries of the world. Whereas ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory condition causing diffuse and continuous mucosal inflammation of the colon, Crohn's disease is a heterogeneous entity comprised of several different phenotypes, but can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract. A change in diagnosis from Crohn's disease to ulcerative colitis during the first year of illness occurs in abou...

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10.1055/s-0029-1214790

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Journal:
Endoscopy
Volume:
41
Issue:
7
Pages:
618-637
Publication date:
2009-07-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1438-8812
ISSN:
0013-726X
URN:
uuid:74115699-9a1f-4fd8-86e1-2b6cbb54117b
Source identifiers:
353586
Local pid:
pubs:353586

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