Laparoscopic surgery for complex Crohn's disease.

@article{Tavernier2013LaparoscopicSF,
  title={Laparoscopic surgery for complex Crohn's disease.},
  author={Marion Tavernier and Gil Lebreton and A. Alves},
  journal={Journal of visceral surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={150 6},
  pages={389-93}
}
In primary Crohn's disease (CD), laparoscopic ileocolic resection has been shown to be both feasible and safe, and is associated with improved outcomes in terms of postoperative morbidity and length of hospital stay. At this time, it is unclear whether the laparoscopic approach can be routinely proposed as a safe procedure for patients with complex CD involving localized abscess, fistula or recurrent disease. The aim of this systematic literature review was to assess the feasibility and safety… CONTINUE READING

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