Malnutrition Puts Children with Crohn’s at Higher Risk of Post-surgery Complications, Study Says

Malnutrition Puts Children with Crohn’s at Higher Risk of Post-surgery Complications, Study Says
Worsening degrees of malnutrition are directly linked to a higher risk of 30-day complications in children with Crohn's disease who have undergone major bowel surgery, a study says. The study, “Malnutrition increases the risk of 30-day complications after surgery in pediatric patients with Crohn disease,” appeared in the Journal of Pediatric Surgery.  Although there is no cure for Crohn's disease (CD), children with this condition may benefit from surgical removal of the affected intestine parts, a strategy that can improve the child’s growth and development. Studies have previously shown that malnourishment in adult CD patien
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