Bariatric surgery: which procedure is suitable for Crohn’s Disease patients?

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is a safe and effective form of bariatric weight loss  surgery for patients with Crohn’s disease, a case series presented by Queensland surgeons suggests. While bariatric surgery is the only long-standing effective treatment for morbid obesity, the risk of post-operative complications has been suspected to be higher in patients with Crohn’s disease, according ...

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