Crohn's disease - Information, specialists, frequent questions.

Experts in crohn's disease

Patrick Allen

Patrick Allen

Gastroenterologist, Internist

Belfast

Sanjay Chaudhri

Sanjay Chaudhri

Colorectal surgeon

Leicester

Mark Cheetham

Mark Cheetham

Colorectal surgeon, General surgeon

Shrewsbury

Benjamin Colleypriest

Benjamin Colleypriest

Gastroenterologist

Bath

Mr Ashish Gupta

Mr Ashish Gupta

Colorectal surgeon, General surgeon

Sutton

Frank Murphy

Frank Murphy

Gastroenterologist, Internist, Hepatologist

Winchester

Questions about Crohn's disease

Our experts have answered 2 questions about Crohn's disease

Thoughts on azathioprine/allopurinol...

Thoughts on azathioprine/allopurinol drug combination for crohns disease - results and side effects. Thank you

Mr. Abhay Chopada
Mr. Abhay Chopada Gastrointestinal surgeon, General surgeon London
Some people taking Azathioprine have high levels of 6MMPN compared to 6TGN after taking AZA related to their TPMT status metabolism . ^ MMPN is hepatotoxic and increasing Azathioprine is risky. Adding Allopurinol allows these patients to increase their 6TGN levels which help control crohns.
1 answers
What is the surgery for Crohn's...

What is the surgery for Crohn's disease?

 Mr Ashish Gupta
Mr Ashish Gupta Colorectal surgeon, General surgeon Sutton
Crohn's disease can affect any part of gastrointestinal system and hence surgery is dependent on the organ involved. Most commonly it affects terminal ileum (end of small bowel) when a limited ileocaecal resection may be required failing medical treatment. Sometimes total colectomy is required if it is mainly colonic Crohn's. The other surgery performed quite often is repair of small bowel strictures (Stricturoplasty). A stoma is sometimes necessary.
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