Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0007p164 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Musculoskeletal deficits persist up to two years despite anti-TNF-alpha antibody therapy in children with Crohn's disease: Results of a prospective, observational inception cohort study

Jackowski Stefan A , Ma Jinhui , Benchimol Eric I , Rauch Frank , Leonard Mary B , Zemel Babette S , Matzinger Mary Ann , Shenouda Nazih , Lentle Brian , Jaremko Jacob L , Khatchadourian Karine , Robinson Marie-Eve , Konji Victor N , Siminoski Kerry , Mack David , Ward Leanne M

Objectives: To evaluate musculoskeletal trajectories in children with newly diagnosed CrohnÂ’s disease (CD), and to determine whether children treated with anti-tumour necrosis factor-alpha antibody (anti-TNF, TREATED vs NAÏVE) had persistent deficits at two years.Methods: This was a single-centre prospective, observational inception cohort study. Children with CD underwent assessments within 6.5±9.5 days from diagnosis and annually for two...