To feed or not to feed? Are nutritional supplements worthwhile in active Crohn's disease?

Lochs, H.
March 2006
Gut;Mar2006, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p306
Academic Journal
The article examines the therapeutic efficacy of enteral nutrition for active Crohn's disease (CD) compared with steroids. Several original studies and meta-analyses have shown this result. Though its mode of action has not been clearly stated, numerous mechanisms have been discussed. Enteral nutrition is rarely used for adults as the sole therapy for active CD in clinical practice.


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