Animation - Small Bowel and Large Bowel Surgery for IBD
A significant portion of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will need surgery at some point to control their disease. This animation describes different surgical techniques that are used in patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, including ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA), total removal of the colon with permanent ileostomy, intestinal resection, and stricturoplasty.
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This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their health care professionals for optimal outcomes.