3rd European Evidence-based Consensus on the Diagnosis and Management of Crohn's Disease 2016: Part 2: Surgical Management and Special Situations

J Crohns Colitis. 2017 Feb;11(2):135-149. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjw169. Epub 2016 Sep 22.


This paper is the second in a series of two publications relating to the European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation [ECCO] evidence-based consensus on the diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease [CD] and concerns the surgical management of CD as well as special situations including management of perianal CD and extraintestinal manifestations. Diagnostic approaches and medical management of CD of this ECCO Consensus are covered in the first paper [Gomollon et al JCC 2016].

Keywords: Crohn’s disease; anti-TNFs; anti-integrins; biologics; budesonide; diagnosis; immunosuppressant; investigations; steroids; thiopurine; treatment.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference

MeSH terms

  • Anal Canal / pathology*
  • Crohn Disease* / complications
  • Crohn Disease* / pathology
  • Crohn Disease* / physiopathology
  • Crohn Disease* / surgery
  • Digestive System Surgical Procedures / methods*
  • Disease Management
  • Europe
  • Humans
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome* / diagnosis
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome* / etiology
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome* / therapy