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4 Questions About Preparing Patients for IBD Surgery

Properly preparing your patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for surgical procedures is critical for ensuring a successful procedure and outcomes.

This was a topic of discussion today at the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Regionals 2020 meeting in Los Angeles. After her session, we caught up with speaker Karen N. Zaghiyan, MD, who is a colorectal surgeon and the director of the Colorectal Cancer Program and Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Program at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.

Gastro Con: How can a gastroenterologist help prepare a patient with IBD for surgery?

Karen Zaghiyan: Prehabilitation ...