Colonic J-pouch-anal anastomosis for rectal cancer.

  title={Colonic J-pouch-anal anastomosis for rectal cancer.},
  author={Nidal Dehni and Rolland Parc and James Michael Church},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={46 5},
PURPOSE The purpose of this article is to review the different aspects of the colonic J-pouch reconstruction with special focus on functional results and complications. METHODS A MEDLINE search from 1965 to the present with manual search for older articles was used as the basis of this review. RESULTS Rectal reconstruction using a colonic J-pouch-anal anastomosis after excision of extraperitoneal cancers can be performed with acceptable morbidity and good functional results. CONCLUSIONS… CONTINUE READING

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