n South African Gastroenterology Review - SAGES clinical guidelines Anti Tumour Necrosis Factor Antibodies (Anti-TNF) in inflammatory bowel disease : guidelines
|Article Title||SAGES clinical guidelines Anti Tumour Necrosis Factor Antibodies (Anti-TNF) in inflammatory bowel disease : guidelines|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||South African Gastroenterology Review|
|Publication Date||Nov 2008|
|Pages||24 - 25|
Recent studies have also shown that the traditional approach of treating attacks of Crohn's disease with Prednisone, followed by immunomodulators and finally with anti-TNF may not be optimal. Early studies suggest that initial treatment with immunosuppressive agents and anti-TNF may produce 1 year clinical and pathological response rates that are better than those achieved with the more traditional approach.
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