Results from a large cohort, retrospective analysis indicate that anastomotic leaks may not occur as frequently as previously reported.
A large new multi-institution study led by Cleveland Clinic researchers adds to the body of evidence supporting the safety of biologics use prior to surgery for inflammatory bowel disease.
Inflammatory bowel disease patients who undergo ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and whose pouch survives several years without complication are likely to have excellent long-term outcomes, a Cleveland Clinic conditional survival study has found.
Cleveland Clinic establishes Center for Re-operative and Catastrophic Abdominal Surgery to facilitate expert multidisciplinary care and expedite referrals and transfers.
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A temporary ileostomy may mitigate complications from an anastomotic leak. Learn how a unique model and score can help predict leak risk in Crohn’s patients, indicating when an ileostomy should be used.