Perioperative Management of Biologic and Immunosuppressive Medications in Patients With Crohn’s Disease

Lightner AL. Perioperative Management of Biologic and Immunosuppressive
Medications in Patients With Crohn’s Disease. Dis Colon Rectum. 2018 Apr;61(4): 428-431.

EVALUATION AND TREATMENT ALGORITHMS

Algorithm 1

Algorithm 2


Further reading: 

Kumar A, Auron M, Aneja A, et al. Inflammatory bowel disease: perioperative pharmacological considerations. Mayo Clin Proc. 2011 Aug;86(8):748-57.

Lightner AL, Shen B. Perioperative use of immunosuppressive medications in patients with Crohn’s disease in the new “biological era”. Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf). 2017 Aug;5(3): 165-177.

Yamamoto T, Spinelli A, Suzuki Y, et al. Risk factors for complications after ileocolonic resection for Crohn’s disease with a major focus on the impact of preoperative immunosuppressive and biologic therapy: A retrospective international multicentre study. United European Gastroenterol J. 2016 Dec;4(6):784-793.

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