ECCO Guidelines on Therapeutics in Crohn's Disease: Surgical Treatment

Michel Adamina (Coresponding Author), Stefanos Bonovas, Tim Raine, Eduards Krustins, European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO)

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This article is the second in a series of two publications relating to the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation [ECCO] evidence-based consensus on the management of Crohn's disease. The first article covers medical management; the present article addresses surgical management, including preoperative aspects and drug management before surgery. It also provides technical advice for a variety of common clinical situations. Both articles together represent the evidence-based recommendations of the ECCO for Crohn's disease and an update of previous guidelines.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-168
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Crohn's and Colitis
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 2020


  • Abdominal Abscess/etiology
  • Crohn Disease/complications
  • Humans
  • Intestinal Obstruction/etiology
  • Intestine, Small/surgery
  • Rectal Fistula/etiology

Field of Science*

  • 3.2 Clinical medicine

Publication Type*

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database


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