Endoscopic remission difficult to achieve in patients with CD with large, deep ulcers

Achieving endoscopic remission may be difficult for patients with Crohn’s disease with larger and deep ulcers in the ileum or rectum, according to results published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.“Overall degree of endoscopic inflammation as measured numerically by endoscopic scores does not affect the likelihood of achieving week 26 [endoscopic remission],” Neeraj Narula, MD, MPH, FRCPC, from the division of gastroenterology, department of medicine and Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, and colleaguesRead More

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