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CREST Core Subject: Localized Ileocecal Crohn's Disease

CREST Core Subject: Localized Ileocecal Crohn's Disease | ASCRS

View this CREST Core Subject module "Localized Ileocecal Crohn's Disease: Surgery vs. Medical Therapy" for an in-depth analysis of management of Crohn's disease and postoperative surveillance following ileal or ileocolic resection.

  • Explain primary medical therapy for Crohn's disease.
  • Recognize the primary literature supporting the use of biologic agents for Crohn's disease.
  • Recall how to weigh the risks and benefits, and make recommendations for medical treatment or surgical treatment for patients with ileocolic Crohn's disease.
  • Describe the most up-to-date recommendations for postoperative surveillance of patients who have undergone ileal or ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease.

As a Core Subject, this CREST module is eligible for 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

The ASCRS Online Learning Center provides access to both CREST and CARSEP.  Using your ASCRS website login, you will have access to up-to-date information on colorectal diseases.