|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2014|
|Authors||Fowler, SA, Ananthakrishnan, AN, Gardet, A, Stevens, CR, Korzenik, JR, Sands, BE, Daly, MJ, Xavier, RJ, Yajnik, V|
|Journal||Journal of Crohn's & colitis|
More than 80% of Crohn's disease (CD) patients will require surgery. Surgery is not curative and rates of re-operation are high. Identification of genetic variants associated with repeat surgery would allow risk stratification of patients who may benefit from early aggressive therapy and/or post-operative prophylactic treatment.