Choosing therapy on the basis of disease classifications in inflammatory bowel disease
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- Abreu, M.T. Curr Treat Options Gastro (2004) 7: 169. doi:10.1007/s11938-004-0038-9
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Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC) are heterogeneous disorders, and as such, the response to therapy is likewise heterogeneous. Therefore, stratification of patients into distinct phenotypes and potentially genotypes will lead to more definitive answers with respect to evaluation of novel and established therapies.