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Post-operative Crohn's Endoscopic Recurrence Study

2014-08-27 03:18:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This randomised, controlled study aims to evaluate the impact of endoscopic assessment, and adjustment of therapy, after surgery in patients with Crohn's disease. The primary endpoint is the severity of endoscopic recurrence. In addition, tissue will be collected for microbiological and immunological analysis.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Crohn's Disease

Intervention

endoscopy, standard best practice post-operative care

Location

St Vincent's Hospital
Melbourne
Victoria
Australia
3065

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Melbourne

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:52-0400

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