Medical treatment of Crohn's disease

Janet Harrison, Stephen B. Hanauer*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Crohn's disease is not medically (and is rarely surgically) curable. Patients do, however, live a normal life span. The goal of therapy is to optimize the quality of life, minimize disease activity and disease-related complications, and avoid therapeutic toxicity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-184
Number of pages18
JournalGastroenterology Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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