Microbiome linked to IBD surgery outcomes

Differences in the luminal microbiota may predict the risk of Crohn’s disease (CD) recurrence following surgery, according to Australian-led research. The cohort was 130 patients from the multicentre Post-Operative Crohn’s Endoscopic Recurrence (POCER) study who underwent a bowel resection for CD indications such as perforation or obstruction. Most patients (82%) were stratified as high risk ...

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