TITLE

CROHN'S DISEASE

PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Current Medical Literature: Gastroenterology;2005, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The section presents the results of several studies on Crohn's disease. The topics include novel therapies for inflammatory bowel disease, the risk of relapse in Crohn's disease patients in long-term remission on azathioprine and the long-term healing of Crohn's anal fistulas with fibrin glue injection.
ACCESSION #
19083385

 

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