Can Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease be personalized?

Antonino Spinelli, Alessandra Marano, Claudio Bacchelli, Nicolò Maria Mariani, Marco Montorsi, Paulo Gustavo Kotze

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In the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) despite advances in medical therapies, surgery has maintained a leading role in the management of complications of the disease, as well as in cases of failure of medical therapy. Surgery has become more and more minimally invasive, struggling for a difficult balance between guidelines and personalized treatment tailored on the single patient's need. In the present paper, the authors discuss the possible role for a personalization in debated fields of surgical treatment of Crohn&s disease and ulcerative colitis.

Original languageEnglish
JournalCurrent Drug Targets
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - Jan 5 2017


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