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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Crohn’s Stricture Dilatation

GUT 2010; 59: 320-324 P. Rutgeerts’ Leuven group have just released their outcome data from performing 237 stricture dilatations in 138 Crohn’s patients. This is the largest series to-date with the longest follow-up (5.8 years) Immediate success was seen in 97%, with 46% requiring a repeat dilatation after a mean time of 12.5 months. In the long term surgery was…

IBD + Immunisations

Following the new ECCO (European Crohn’s and Colitis Guidelines) we are due to be asking all IBD patients to under go immunisation screening and regular vaccinations. A formalised protocol is being drawn up and will be place on this web site and put into practice once we have the GPs and PCTs agreement.