Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a challenging condition that affects up to one million people in the U.S., including 100,000 children younger than age 18. In this educational video, a panel of experts from the Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discuss surgical treatment of IBD. Pediatric surgeons and advanced practice nurses answer questions about when surgery is needed and the different surgical procedures used to treat Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
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Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition