How are strictures treated?

This question was asked in San Diego, California on 03/13/2012.
If there is intestinal inflammation and strictures then how is it treated? Does it have any to do with colonoscopy?

Doctors Answers (1)

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 3/15/2012

It depends on why you have a stricture. Some strictures can be dilated during a colonoscopy, and some require surgical resection?