Chicago Experience of Intestinal Strictures and Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Factors Involved in Reported Cases of Colonic Strictures
Associated with high-strength lipase enzymes (>20000 units).
Associated with excessive dosage (>18000 units/kg/meal).
Associated with prolonged duration of administration (over 6 months).
Associated with age group 2-5 years.
Associated with meconium ileus in 50% of cases in the U.S., but not in Europe.
Restricted to cystic fibrosis patients.
KeywordsInflammatory Bowel Disease Cystic Fibrosis Pancreatic Enzyme Short Bowel Syndrome Colonic Stricture
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