May 2019: This guideline is an update of NICE guideline CG152 (published October 2012, last updated May 2016) and replaces it.
We have reviewed the evidence on maintaining remission in Crohn's disease after surgery. These recommendations are marked .
We have also rewritten recommendation 1.2.3 to make it easier to follow. However, no change in meaning is intended.
Recommendations marked  or  last had an evidence review in 2010 or 2012. In some cases minor changes have been made to the wording to bring the language and style up to date, without changing the meaning.
May 2016: A new recommendation has been added on inducing remission in people with Crohn's disease. This is marked as .
Minor changes since publication
July 2019: The research recommendations from the 2012 guideline were added.