Feb 24, 2001

Crohn's disease of the small bowel

The Surgical Clinics of North America
C P Delaney, V W Fazio

Abstract

Crohn's disease of the small bowel frequently requires surgical intervention. While dealing with the disease complications that require intervention, treatment should be based on a long-term strategic plan that recognizes the likelihood of recurrent disease, repeat surgeries, and the possibility of a future ostomy. Resection forms the basis for surgical treatments, but strictureplasty, abscess drainage, intestinal and diversion bypasses also are used, selectively.

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IIeocolitis
Small Intestinal Wall Tissue
Bacterial Abscess
Selection of Subjects
Billroth II Procedure
Abscess
Intestinal Diseases
Intestines
Relapse
Crohn Disease

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