Interventions for maintenance of surgically induced remission in Crohn's disease: a network meta-analysis.

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Summary of "Interventions for maintenance of surgically induced remission in Crohn's disease: a network meta-analysis."

Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic disease of the gut. About 75% of people with CD undergo surgery at least once in their lifetime to induce remission. However, as there is no known cure for the disease, patients usually experience a recurrence even after surgery. Different interventions are routinely used in maintaining postsurgical remission. There is currently no consensus on which treatment is the most effective.


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Name: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
ISSN: 1469-493X
Pages: CD013210


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