Fumihiko Kitoh

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BACKGROUND Complications were analyzed in 296 patients with ulcerative colitis who underwent restorative proctocolectomy. METHODS In 96.3% of patients, the pouch was anastomosed using the double stapling method. A total of 44.6% of patients underwent restorative proctocolectomy in 1 stage without ileostomy and 53% in 2 stages. Complications were divided(More)
Total proctocolectomy is commonly performed in patients with ulcerative colitis or familial adenomatosis coli. The standard surgical procedure for reconstruction is the ileal pouch anal anastomosis with rectal mucosal stripping (IPAA), which is radical treatment for the disease, or stapled ileal pouch anal anastomosis with preserved anal canal (stapled(More)
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