Abdominal abscesses in Crohn’s require surgery 70% of the time

MAUI, Hawaii – Nearly a third of patients with Crohn’s disease will develop an abdominal abscess from a fistula during disease management. A presenter at the GUILD Conference reported that a surgical approach often produces better outcomes than medical therapy alone.“One of the important aspects in terms of the success of medically treating this … is can we treat the Crohn’s that develops an abscess with the medication or does this always require surgery?” Miguel Regueiro, MD, Cleveland Clinic division chief of gastroenterology and hepatology, said during hisRead More

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