Diagnosis and management of pouchitis and ileoanal pouch dysfunction.


Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the surgical treatment of choice for patients with medically refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) or UC with dysplasia and for the majority of patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. However, UC patients with IPAA are susceptible to inflammatory and noninflammatory sequelae… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11894-010-0143-y


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@article{Navaneethan2010DiagnosisAM, title={Diagnosis and management of pouchitis and ileoanal pouch dysfunction.}, author={Udayakumar Navaneethan and Bo Shen}, journal={Current gastroenterology reports}, year={2010}, volume={12 6}, pages={485-94} }