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Adalimumab in Crohn's strictures––the CREOLE study
  1. Ajinkya Ashok Sonambekar,
  2. Devendra C Desai,
  3. Anand Joshi,
  4. Pavan Dhoble
  1. Division of Gastroenterology, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital, Mumbai, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ajinkya Sonambekar, P. D. Hinduja National Hospital, Mahim, Mumbai 400016, India; ajinkya.sonambekar{at}

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We compliment the authors of the CREOLE study1 evaluating the efficacy of adalimumab in patients with Crohn's disease and symptomatic small bowel stricture. That about two-thirds of patients responded at 24 weeks and about a third of the symptomatic patients were able to avoid surgery at 4 years is impressive. The authors also need …

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  • Contributors All authors have contributed equally to the manuscript.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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