[Clinical evaluation of restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis].

OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical efficacies of restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (RP-IPAA) for ulcerative colitis (UC). METHODS A total of 115 UC patients underwent the procedure of RP-IPAA during the period of 1989 to 2010. The data of surgical procedures, complications and long-term outcomes were collected. Stool frequency… CONTINUE READING