Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2 of 2

Overview:
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes Crohn's and ulcerative colitis, affects more than one million people in the United States. In this two-part interview by Ellen Beth Levitt, you hear from two experts who discuss symptoms, diagnosis and the latest treatments for IBD.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • IBD complications
    • Fistulas
    • Abscesses
    • Obstructions
  • Surgical interventions
  • Strictureplasty
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Resection
  • J-pouch surgery
  • Colon cancer risk

Guest:
Dr. Stephen Kavic, a general surgeon at the University of Maryland Medical Center and an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: December 4, 2013

         
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