What is the best approach for the treatment of mild to moderate inflammatory bowel disease (IBD?)

Updated: Apr 10, 2020
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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A stepwise approach (now generally referred to as the step-up approach), such as outlined in the following sections, may be taken in mild to moderate inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). More moderate to severe IBD should be treated more aggressively up front to prevent permanent damage.


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