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Ten-year experience of strictureplasty for obstructive Crohn's disease.

Abstract:

Strictureplasty is controversial in the management of obstructive Crohn's disease. Only a small proportion of patients undergoing surgery for obstructive Crohn's disease are suitable for strictureplasty. Lesions which are most amenable for this procedure are short, fibrous strictures. Over a 10-year period 24 patients have undergone 30 operations at which 86 strictureplasties were performed. The median follow-up has been 40 (range 4-112) months. No leaks or fistulae arose from the stricturepl...

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10.1002/bjs.1800760407

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Journal:
The British journal of surgery
Volume:
76
Issue:
4
Pages:
339-341
Publication date:
1989-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-2168
ISSN:
0007-1323
URN:
uuid:286b4e73-c7c7-4cbb-8231-b09b1242929b
Source identifiers:
135327
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pubs:135327

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