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August 27, 2015

New Stem Cell Therapy for Crohn’s Fistula

By Kanaaz Pereira

Crohn’s fistula can be a devastating condition with a high recurrence rate. Listen to Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist, William Faubion, M.D., talk about exciting new research that shows how stem cells have been used to successfully treat Crohn’s fistula. This study has been published in Stem Cells Translational Medicine.

Read the study online here

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Dr. Faubion is a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, specializing in pediatric and adult inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).




Tags: Crohn's disease, Crohn's fistula, IBD, News Alerts, stem cells, Stem Cells Translational Medicine, Study Findings, William Faubion

30 year Crohn’s patient with chronic fistulitis. Anal, vaginal/groin, peri-anal have all been treated and even had drains inserted but the tracks still inflame and drain. Exciting to hear of new treatment available. Thank you for the research.

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