Surgical treatment of Inflammatory bowel diseases IBD Crohns Ulcerative Colitis

Surgical treatment of Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) - Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis

The most common of all inflammatory bowel diseases are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the digestive tract and symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhea, sometimes with blood, and weight loss. Ulcerative colitis occurs when the lining of your large intestine or colon, rectum, or both becomes inflamed. This inflammation produces tiny painful sores called ulcers on the lining of your colon.

Why choose Manipal Hospital

Since this discipline of treatment involves a multidisciplinary prowess, the team of specialists in gastroenterology, urology, oncology, radiation oncology, and others combine to impart comprehensive treatment protocol. The team is proficient in treating all types of Inflammatory bowel disease — Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis effectively while putting the spotlight on patient comfort and concern. 

Solutions in IBD

There is no known cure for Crohn's treatment but a few lifestyle changes, such as exercise and a healthy diet, as well as over-the-counter antidiarrhetics and prescription anti-inflammatory medication, can ease the condition. 

There is no cure for Crohn's disease and treatment might be medications, nutritional supplements, surgery, or a combination of these therapies. In ulcerative colitis, surgery involves removing your entire colon with the creation of a new pathway for waste. This pathway can be out through a small opening in your abdominal wall or redirected back through the end of your rectum.

Complexities of IBD

Risks in ulcerative colitis surgery include infection or pouch inflammation (pouchitis). The different types of surgery for Crohn’s disease pose risks depending on the location of the disease in your GI tract and the complications you are suffering from. 

Number of cases

Till date, we have completed around 5 lakh IBD surgeries.

Infection control protocol

Our contained environments of safety and comfort pose no threat of infections of any kind.

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