Algorithms

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Ulcerative Colitis

  • New presentation of ulcerative colitis, including severity assessment & IBDU
  • Treatment of proctitis, including quiescent, mild, moderate and severe disease
  • Treatment of left-sided colitis, including quiescent, mild, moderate and severe disease
  • Treatment of extensive colitis, including quiescent, mild, moderate and severe disease
  • Treatment of acute severe colitis, including considerations for surgery & initiating second line therapy
  • Maintenance therapy in ulcerative colitis, including considerations based on manner of induction of remission
  • Management of steroid / thiopurine refractory ulcerative colitis
  • Surgical management of ulcerative colitis, including consideration pre- and post-surgery
  • Investigation and treatment of pouchitis
  • Extra-intestinal manifestations in IBD
    Draft algorithms, based on 2015 consensus

Crohn's Disease

  • New presentation of Crohn's disease, including baseline investigations & imaging
  • Treatment of fistulating perianal disease, including simple & complex disease
  • Treatment of extensive colonic disease. Interlinks with proctitis & left-sided colitis algorithms in UC.
  • Treatment of ileocaecal disease, sub-divided into quiescent, mild, moderate & severe
  • Treatment of extensive small bowel disease, sub-divided into quiescent, mild, moderate & severe
  • Treatment of foregut disease, including conventional induction therapy
  • Treatment of stricturing Crohn's disease, including perianal, colonic, ileo-caecal & small bowel
  • Treatment of penetrating disease, including enterocutaneous, enterovesical, enteroenteric & enterogynaecological fistulae
  • Management of anti-TNF therapy, including induction, optimization & maintenance
  • Managing medically-induced remission, including treatment & reducing risk factors
  • Managing surgically-induced remission, including timing of reassessments
  • Considerations regarding pregnancy in IBD, including effect on treatment, fertility & pregnancy
  • Management of Crohn's disease in children & adolescents, including diagnosis & treatment
  • Extra-intestinal manifestations in IBD
    Extra-intestinal manifestations to consider in IBD. Based on 2010 Crohn's Disease guidelines and does not currently include 2015 consensus.

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