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Table 1 Remission rates for different maintenance treatment over the 1st year of follow up

From: A retrospective study showing maintenance treatment options for paediatric CD in the first year following diagnosis after induction of remission with EEN: supplemental enteral nutrition is better than nothing!

Treatment option No. pts Remission at 6 months p-value cf. others at 6 months Remission at 1 year p-value cf. others at 1 year
(n = 48)
MEN & azathioprine 9 8/9 (89%) 0.23 6/9 (67%) 0.46
MEN no azathioprine 6 6/6 (100%) 0.16 3/6 (50%) 0.66
No MEN, no azathioprine 13 2/13 (15%) <0.001 2/13 (15%) 0.001
Azathioprine only 20 16/20 (80%) 0.18 13/20 (65%) 0.14