Indications for Surgical Intervention

  • J. Alexander-Williams


Surgical emergencies are life-saving operations that have to be performed within a matter of hours, without time for comprehensive resuscitation. These are rare. More frequently in Crohn’s disease an urgent operation is required after 12 to 24 hours of resuscitation to assure optimum operative conditions.


Ulcerative Colitis Acute Colitis Free Perforation Mucus Fistula Surgical Reintervention 
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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

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