European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation Topical Review on IBD in the Elderly

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Synopsis

Abstract
This ECCO topical review of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation [ECCO] focuses on the epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, management and outcome of the two most common forms of inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, in elderly patients. The objective was to reach expert consensus to provide evidence-based guidance for clinical practice.

Keywords: Crohn’s disease; ulcerative colitis; European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation; inflammatory bowel disease; elderly; treatment outcome; frailty

Available Languages

English

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Publishing organization(s):

ECCO European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation

Scientific area:

IBD


This item can be cited as: Journal of Crohn's and Colitis, 2017, 263–273; PMID 27797918

Categorisation:

  • Format
    • Standards and Guidelines
  • Language
    • English
  • UEG Member Society
    • European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO)
  • UEG Week Pathway
    • IBD
  • Year
    • 2017