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Treatment for intestinal strictures?

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In brief: Depends

What is the cause of the strictures? If it is from adhesions, the scar tissue is removed.
If it is from something unusual like carcinoid tumor, then bowel resection. If from crohn's disease, then sometimes bowel resection or stricturoplasty. Stricture of colon from diverticulitis would need colon resection. Etc.

In brief: Depends

What is the cause of the strictures? If it is from adhesions, the scar tissue is removed.
If it is from something unusual like carcinoid tumor, then bowel resection. If from crohn's disease, then sometimes bowel resection or stricturoplasty. Stricture of colon from diverticulitis would need colon resection. Etc.
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