Treat-to-target measured by ultrasonography linked with better Crohn’s outcomes

Small intestine contrast ultrasonographic assessment of mucosal healing can be an effective method to gauge response to anti-TNF therapy among patients with Crohn’s disease, according to study results.Emma Calabrese, MD, PhD, of the gastroenterology unit at the University of Rome, and colleagues wrote that ultrasonography can reveal some of the transmural features of CD, including intestinal wall thickness, penetrating complications and hypervascularization.“The STRIDE consensus recommended a treat-to target approach for CD based on resolution of symptoms and endoscopicallyRead More

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