Causes of failure and life expectancy of the ileoanal pouch


180 ileoanal pouches constructed over 10 years and followed for at least 2 years (154 for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and 26 for Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)) were reviewed. 23 pouches have been excised to date, 8 remain defunctioned (pouch failure FAP 7.7%, IBD 18.8%). The reasons for excision were: ischemia (n = 6), pelvic sepsis (n = 5… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s003840050069


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