Laparoscopic Surgery For Intestine
* This is a common type of surgery used to treat strictures/blockages or damaged areas of small intestine
* Many people with Crohn’s who have successful resection surgery do have an improved quality of life.
* Many patients who undergo bowel resection will have a recurrence of the Crohn’s disease at the anastomosis (where the healthy ends of the bowel are rejoined).
* The most common area to be treated using resection surgery is the last part of the small intestine called the terminal ileum