Template:Treatment in CD vs. UC

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Management
Crohn's disease Ulcerative colitis
Mesalazine Less useful[1] More useful[1]
Antibiotics Effective in long-term[2] Generally not useful[3]
Surgery Often returns following
removal of affected part
Usually cured by removal
of colon
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The tables in this series compare Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, the main types of inflammatory bowel disease, and are used in both articles.

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References

  1. ^ a b Pages 152-156 (Section: Inflammatory bowel disease(IBD)) in:Elizabeth D Agabegi; Agabegi, Steven S. (2008). Step-Up to Medicine (Step-Up Series). Hagerstwon, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN 0-7817-7153-6. 
  2. ^ Feller, M.; Huwiler, K.; Schoepfer, A.; Shang, A.; Furrer, H.; Egger, M. (2010). "Long-term antibiotic treatment for Crohn's disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of placebo-controlled trials". Clinical Infectious Diseases 50 (4): 473–480. doi:10.1086/649923. PMID 20067425.  edit
  3. ^ [1] Section "Antibiotics and Ulcerative Colitis" in: Prantera, C.; Scribano, M. (2009). "Antibiotics and probiotics in inflammatory bowel disease: why, when, and how". Current opinion in gastroenterology 25 (4): 329–333. doi:10.1097/MOG.0b013e32832b20bf. PMID 19444096.  edit