Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Discussing the latest advances in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis

Items Tagged ‘strictures’

November 20th, 2015

Insight into Endoscopic Balloon Dilatation for Crohn’s Disease

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

Endoscopic balloon dilatation (EBD) is a recognized treatment for symptomatic Crohn’s strictures. Dr. Kenneth Schroeder M.D., talks about a recent study, published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, that examines the efficacy, as well as complication rates for EBD. The role of EBD in the management of Crohn’s strictures may need to be redefined, and future studies are […]

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Tags: : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Crohn's disease, endoscopic balloon dilatation, Kenneth Schroeder, strictures


March 26th, 2014

Crohn’s Disease Strictures

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

David Bruining, M. D., discusses a recent study published in the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases journal about Crohn’s disease strictures. The study results highlight a move toward noninvasive or non-surgical approaches for Crohn’s disease patients. Crohn’s disease initially begins as an inflammatory process. For many patients, it grows to be fibrostenotic disease manifesting in strictures. Endoscopic dilatation […]

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Tags: Crohn's disease, David Bruining, endoscopic dilatation, IBD, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Journal, noninvasive surgery, strictures


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