3. Assessment

The assessment of disease activity and extent including complications


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3.1.  Understands the appropriate investigations for assessing disease activity and extent including:

  • Inflammatory markers in blood and stool 
  • Upper and lower GI endoscopy / capsule endoscopy / enteroscopy 
  • Imaging techniques, including: CT, MRI, barium imaging and ultrasound

3.2.  Phenotypic classification of CD and UC

3.3.  Understands the circumstances in which disease activity and extent should be reassessed

3.4.  Knowledge of complications and appropriate action in terms of investigation and management

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3rd European Evidence-based Consensus on the Diagnosis and Management of Crohn’s Disease 2016: Part 1: Diagnosis and Medical Management

ECCO Guidelines

Topic 3.2; 3.3ECCO Guidelines


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