What are the most common surgical options for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?

Updated: Oct 17, 2017
  • Author: William A Rowe, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The surgical options for ulcerative colitis vary. Currently, the 2 most common choices are proctocolectomy with ileostomy and total proctocolectomy with ileoanal anastomosis.

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