The Use of Temporary Fecal Diversion in Colonic and Perianal Crohn’s Disease Does Not Improve Outcomes

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To determine whether temporary fecal diversion for refractory colonic and/or perianal Crohn’s disease can lead to clinical remission and restoration of intestinal continuity after optimization of medical therapy. We retrospectively reviewed our prospectively maintained database of patients treated at the University of Maryland for Crohn’s disease between… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10620-017-4618-7

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@article{Bafford2017TheUO, title={The Use of Temporary Fecal Diversion in Colonic and Perianal Crohn’s Disease Does Not Improve Outcomes}, author={Andrea Chao Bafford and Anastasiya Latushko and Natasha Z. Hansraj and Guruprasad D. Jambaulikar and Leyla J. Ghazi}, journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences}, year={2017}, volume={62}, pages={2079-2086} }