Exploring Surgery Options for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Surgeries for Crohn's disease include strictureplasty, small bowel resection, colon resection, removal of the rectum, and a temporary or permanent stoma. Surgeries for ulcerative colitis include removal of the colon and/or rectum.
Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis: What is Pouchitis?
The J-pouch procedure is often performed on ulcerative colitis patients and can occur in one, two, or three stages. In this session with Dr. Darrell S. Pardi of Mayo Clinic, Dr. Pardi explains this surgery for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and reviews potential complications, including pouchitis.
Ostomy Tips and Pearls
Jackie McHugh, RN and Dr. Jennifer Miller-Ocuin of Cleveland Clinic discuss tips for patients with an ostomy due to their inflammatory bowel disease.
J-Pouch and End Ileostomy
Three IBD patients discuss the loss of their large bowel at our MyIBD Learning Great Lakes Regional Patient and Caregiver Conference.