Lead Authors: Monica Millan, Chaya Shwaartz, Triana Lobaton

Senior Author: Monica Millan

Welcome to the interactive case - Surgery in Crohn's Disease

This course has been developed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, paediatricians, pathologists and other interdisciplinary medical experts interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). One major aim of this e-learning activity is to increase competence and knowledge with regard to the management of CD patients and to harmonise indications and technical considerations for surgery in order to improve patient outcomes.

Duration: The estimated duration of the course is approximately 40-60 minutes.

Login to access this course: If you are not yet logged in, please log in with the username and password you were given upon membership registration (same as on the ECCO Website) to fully access this e-Course.

ECCO Members can take this course: In case you are not an ECCO Member or have not yet paid the annual member fee, please become an ECCO Member / renew your Membership.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this activity learners will:

  • - Know how to identify surgical indications in patients with Crohn's Disease (CD)
  • - Be able to adequately treat different complications in CD patients that require surgery
  • - Be able to recommend appropriate changes in perioperative treatment and management

Course Instructions:

Welcome to this Interactive Course on Surgery in CD!

  • You will be asked a series of questions throughout this case
  • Both correct and incorrect answers will have short feedback as to why the answer was right or wrong as well as links to references, and presentations and podcasts which are found in the e-Library
  • You are allowed as many attempts as it takes to get a correct answer before moving on to the next question
  • If you wish to skip a question and come back later, there is a quiz navigation in the upper right corner (numbers stand for question numbers, "i" stands for information page, which is usually a "case continued" page)

Duration of the course

    • The estimated duration of the course is approximately 40-60 minutes
    • Upon successful completion of the training, you will be directed to a final test

Good luck, and enjoy!



Futher Information:

Organisation: European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation - ECCO