Laparoscopic-assisted vs open colectomy for severe acute colitis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)

@article{Dunker2000LaparoscopicassistedVO,
  title={Laparoscopic-assisted vs open colectomy for severe acute colitis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)},
  author={Michalda S. Dunker and Willem A. Bemelman and J. Frederik M. Slors and Ruud A. van Hogezand and Jan Ringers and Dirk. J. Gouma},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2000},
  volume={14},
  pages={911-914}
}
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be complicated by severe acute colitis. Emergency colectomy is mandatory if patients do not respond to intensive medical therapy. A minimally invasive approach such as laparoscopic-assisted colectomy might be beneficial in these patients. Therefore, we set out to assess the feasibility and the safety of emergency laparoscopic-assisted colectomy in IBD patients with severe acute colitis. A total of 42 consecutive patients underwent an emergency colectomy with… CONTINUE READING
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