Clin Surg | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Review Article | Open Access

Ulcerative Colitis and the Surgeon

Nisar Ahmad Chowdri*

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, India

*Correspondance to: Nisar Ahmad Chowdri 

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Abstract

Patients of ulcerative colitis are mostly managed by physicians. Surgeons play a very pivotal role in curative treatment and in dealing with complications of ulcerative colitis. Various technical advances made in the field have reduced surgical morbidity and mortality in these patients with improvement in the quality of life. The article discusses the role of surgery and various surgical options available for ulcerative colitis.

Citation:

Chowdri NA. Ulcerative Colitis and the Surgeon. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1280.

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