Conservative protocolectomy with low transection of the anorectum is a poor alternative to conventional proctocolectomy in inflammatory bowel disease

@article{Winslet2004ConservativePW,
  title={Conservative protocolectomy with low transection of the anorectum is a poor alternative to conventional proctocolectomy in inflammatory bowel disease},
  author={Marc C. Winslet and John Alexander-Williams and Michael R. B. Keighley},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={117-119}
}
The perineal wound is a frequent source of morbidity following proctocolectomy for inflammatory bowel disease. In 8 patients low transection of the anorectum or conservative proctocolectomy has been performed as an alternative to proctocolectomy in order to avoid a perineal wound. All patients passed copious mucoid discharge per anum post-operatively. Five… CONTINUE READING