April 20, 2010

Combination therapy better for Crohn’s disease, researchers say


A combination of two drugs normally used individually to treat Crohn's disease is better than either one used alone and should be the first choice for treatment of the disease, researchers say.


"These study results are strong enough to change clinical practice," said Dr. William Sandborn, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., one of the authors of the paper. "They have certainly changed mine."


LA Times, by Thomas Maugh II, 4/2010

Tags: Crohn's Disease, Dr. William Sandborn, GI

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