Surgical Management of Complex Enteric Fistulas in Crohn's Disease

Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2019; 32: 268-272 DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1683909Crohn's disease is a chronic, inflammatory bowel condition that can affect the entire digestive tract and in many cases lead to enteric fistula formation. The management of enteric fistulas can be challenging and often requires a multidisciplinary approach. [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
Source: Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research

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