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Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial Between a Pathway of Controlled Rehabilitation With Early Ambulation and Diet and Traditional Postoperative Care After Laparotomy and Intestinal Resection
AbstractINTRODUCTION: In an era of dwindling hospital resources and increasing medical costs, safe reduction in postoperative stay has become a major focus to optimize utilization of healthcareExpand
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Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis: Analysis of Outcome and Quality of Life in 3707 Patients
Background:Ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) is the treatment of choice for chronic, medically refractory mucosal ulcerative colitis, indeterminate colitis, familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP),Expand
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Crohn's disease complicated by strictures: a systematic review
The occurrence of strictures as a complication of Crohn's disease is a significant clinical problem. No specific antifibrotic therapies are available. This systematic review comprehensively addressesExpand
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A proposed classification of ileal pouch disorders and associated complications after restorative proctocolectomy.
Both medical and surgical therapies for ulcerative colitis have inherent advantages and disadvantages that must be balanced for patients with moderate to severe disease. Restorative proctocolectomyExpand
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A Comparison of Hand-Sewn Versus Stapled Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis (IPAA) Following Proctocolectomy: A Meta-Analysis of 4183 Patients
Objective:Using meta-analytical techniques, the study compared postoperative adverse events and functional outcomes of stapled versus hand-sewn ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) followingExpand
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Primary Resection With Anastomosis vs. Hartmann’s Procedure in Nonelective Surgery for Acute Colonic Diverticulitis: A Systematic Review
PurposeThis study compares primary resection with anastomosis and Hartmann's procedure in an adult population with acute colonic diverticulitis.MethodsComparative studies published between 1984 andExpand
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Infliximab in Ulcerative Colitis is Associated with an Increased Risk of Postoperative Complications After Restorative Proctocolectomy
PurposeLittle data exist regarding infliximab use in surgical decision making and postoperative complications in ulcerative colitis. Our goals were to determine the rate of postoperativeExpand
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Clinical Outcome and Factors Predictive of Recurrence After Enterocutaneous Fistula Surgery
Objective:Recent experience with surgery for enterocutaneous fistulae (ECF) at a specialist colorectal unit is reviewed to define factors relating to a successful surgical outcome. Summary BackgroundExpand
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Loop Ileostomy Closure After Restorative Proctocolectomy: Outcome in 1,504 Patients
PURPOSERoutine use of a temporary loop ileostomy for diversion after restorative proctocolectomy is controversial because of reported morbidity associated with its creation and closure. This studyExpand
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Preoperative colorectal neoplasia increases risk for pouch neoplasia in patients with restorative proctocolectomy.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has substantially reduced the risk for ulcerative colitis (UC)-associated dysplasia or cancer (neoplasia). WeExpand
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