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Title: Asia-Pacific consensus statements on Crohn's disease. Part 2: Management
Authors: Choon Jin Ooi
Govind K. Makharia
Ida Hilmi
Peter R. Gibson
Kwong Ming Fock
Vineet Ahuja
Khoon Lin Ling
Wee Chian Lim
Kelvin T. Thia
Shu chen Wei
Wai Keung Leung
Poh Koon Koh
Richard B. Gearry
Khean Lee Goh
Qin Ouyang
Jose Sollano
Sathaporn Manatsathit
H. Janaka de Silva
Rungsun Rerknimitr
Pises Pisespongsa
Muhamad Radzi Abu Hassan
Joseph Sung
Toshifumi Hibi
Christopher C.M. Boey
Neil Moran
Rupert W.L. Leong
Keywords: Medicine
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2016
Abstract: © 2016 Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Foundation and Wiley Publishing Asia Pty Ltd. The Asia Pacific Working Group on Inflammatory Bowel Disease was established in Cebu, Philippines, at the Asia Pacific Digestive Week conference in 2006 under the auspices of the Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE) with the goal of developing best management practices, coordinating research and raising awareness of IBD in the region. The consensus group previously published recommendations for the diagnosis and management of ulcerative colitis (UC) with specific relevance to the Asia-Pacific region. The present consensus statements were developed following a similar process to address the epidemiology, diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease (CD). The goals of these statements are to pool the pertinent literature specifically highlighting relevant data and conditions in the Asia-Pacific region relating to the economy, health systems, background infectious diseases, differential diagnoses and treatment availability. It does not intend to be all-comprehensive and future revisions are likely to be required in this ever-changing field.
ISSN: 14401746
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