Aims: Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis are lifelong diseases observed predominantly in the developed countries of the world. This document sets out the current consensus on the role of small-bowel endoscopy in the management of patients with theseinflammatory bowel disease.
Intended audience: Gastroenterologists.
Publication history information: Published (from a joint ECCO/OMEDconference held in Brussels in 2008)in Endoscopy July 2009: 41(7), 618-637.
Access: Available to the general public.