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|Title:||Current Status of Segmental Colectomy in Select Crohn's Disease Patients.||Austin Authors:||Heriot, Alexander;Smart, Philip||Affiliation:||Department of Surgery, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Cancer Surgery, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
General Surgery and Gastroenterology Clinical Institute, Epworth Healthcare, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Issue Date:||Jul-2019||metadata.dc.date:||2019-07-02||Publication information:||Clinics in colon and rectal surgery 2019; 32(4): 249-254||Abstract:||Crohn's disease is a complex disease with a varying clinical and anatomical spectrum. One-third of patients with Crohn's will have disease confined to the colon. In this article, the authors review the surgical treatment options for colonic Crohn's disease including the current status of performing segmental colectomy in colonic Crohn's, the pros and cons of segmental versus subtotal colectomy, and the influence of biologics on recurrence rates following segmental colectomy.||URI:||http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/21501||DOI:||10.1055/s-0039-1683906||PubMed URL:||31275070||ISSN:||1531-0043||Type:||Journal Article||Subjects:||Crohn's disease
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