A prospective evaluation of the long-term outcome of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease-unclassified and indeterminate colitis.

@article{Murrell2009APE,
  title={A prospective evaluation of the long-term outcome of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease-unclassified and indeterminate colitis.},
  author={Zuri A. Murrell and Gil Y. Melmed and Andrew F. Ippoliti and Eric A. Vasiliauskas and Marla J Dubinsky and Stephan Raoul Targan and Phillip R. Fleshner},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={872-8}
}
PURPOSE The long-term outcome of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in patients with indeterminate colitis is controversial. The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the long-term outcome of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in a closely monitored cohort of patients with ulcerative colitis or indeterminate colitis. METHODS Prospectively generated clinical profiles on consecutive patients with ulcerative colitis or indeterminate colitis undergoing ileal pouch-anal anastomosis with close… CONTINUE READING