Which GI complications of cystic fibrosis (CF) are treated surgically?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Answer

GI tract complications requiring surgical therapy are as follows:

  • Meconium ileus

  • Intussusception

  • Gastrostomy tube placement for supplemental feeding

  • Rectal prolapse


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