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Drop in IBD surgery rates

Drop in IBD surgery rates., The chances of a patient with Crohn’s disease ending up under the surgeon’s knife have dramatically diminished over the past few decades, Canadian researchers find. Just under half of Crohn’s patients and 16% of ulcerative colitis patients had undergone surgery ten years after diagnosis, the meta-analysis of 30 population-based studies stretching …