Revista de enfermedades y trastornos inflamatorios del intestino

Surgical Interventions in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Navigating Bowel Resections and Beyond


Martin Marcel

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) encompass a group of chronic inflammatory conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract, with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis as prominent examples. While medical management remains the cornerstone of IBD treatment, a subset of patients requires surgical intervention to alleviate symptoms, manage complications, and enhance their quality of life. Bowel surgery in the context of IBD has evolved significantly, offering various techniques and advancements aimed at optimizing outcomes. This abstract provides a concise overview of the indications, techniques, outcomes, and recent advancements in bowel surgery for IBD.

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