Crohn's Disease



Inflammatory Bowel Disease is very tricky to manage. When a young man is diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease, how and when will you decide between corticosteroids, immunomodulators, biologics, and surgery?

  1. Capsular Endoscopy in Crohn's Disease
  2. Conservative management of small bowel obstruction
  3. Endoscopic Features of Crohn's Disease
  4. Histological Features of Crohn's Disease
  5. Legionellosis in Crohn's Disease
  6. Patients unresponsive to steroids
  7. Patients unresponsive to steroids
  8. Radiographic features of small bowel obstruction
  9. Risks and Benefits of Biologics
  10. Smoking and Crohn's Disease
  11. The step-up approach to treatment of Crohn's Disease
  12. Thiopurine Methyltransferase (TPMT) Levels
  13. Toxic megacolon - when is surgery indicated?
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