Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease and are chronic inflammatory conditions of the digestive tract and are considered types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Common symptoms may include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Anemia
  • Rectal bleeding

While medical management including treatment with anti-inflammatory agents are the mainstay of treatment, some cases may call for a surgical option.

By utilizing MIS, Minimally Invasive Surgery, for Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease, Senter and Allen are able to remove parts of, or the entire colon through only very small incisions. MIS can also be used to perform proctocolectomies to make a pouch out of the small intestine called a "J-pouch" that allows for more normal gastrointestinal function in certain cases.

Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) is a sophisticated surgical technique offered by the physicians at FWCRSA. The benefits of MIS include smaller incisions, lessened chance of infection, less damage to tissues, and best of all-quicker recovery times than traditional open procedures.

If you or a loved on has been suffering from Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease , Minimally Invasive Surgery may be the right solution four you. Call the surgeons at FWCRSA at 817.250.5900 to schedule an appointment today or click here to request an appointment online via email.


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