Sepsis Is a Severe, Life-threatening Complication for IBD Patients

Sepsis Is a Severe, Life-threatening Complication for IBD Patients
It’s Sepsis Awareness Month, so I’m discussing what sepsis is and how it is often a complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and colorectal surgery. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “sepsis arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs, potentially leading to death or significant morbidity.” WHO statistics show

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