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What types of surgery treat inflammatory bowel disease?

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In brief: Depends

Modern ibd treatment is mostly medical.
If you suffer from crohn's disease, you should consider surgery only for emergencies such as stricture, fistulization, abscess, and other major complications. However, if you have ulcerative colitis, you should consider surgery as an option as it can be curative.

In brief: Depends

Modern ibd treatment is mostly medical.
If you suffer from crohn's disease, you should consider surgery only for emergencies such as stricture, fistulization, abscess, and other major complications. However, if you have ulcerative colitis, you should consider surgery as an option as it can be curative.
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