Do preoperative factors predict subsequent diagnosis of Crohn’s disease after ileal pouch‐anal anastomosis for ulcerative or indeterminate colitis?

@article{Melton2010DoPF,
  title={Do preoperative factors predict subsequent diagnosis of Crohn’s disease after ileal pouch‐anal anastomosis for ulcerative or indeterminate colitis?},
  author={Genevieve B. Melton and Ravi P Kiran and Victor Warren Fazio and Jinglian He and Bo Shen and John R. Goldblum and J P Achkar and Ian C. Lavery and Feza H. Remzi},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2010},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={
          1026-32
        }
}
AIM The aim of this study was to determine preoperative clinical factors associated with subsequent diagnosis revision to Crohn's disease (CD) following total proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) for ulcerative colitis (UC) or indeterminate colitis (IC) patients. METHOD Presumed UC and IC patients undergoing IPAA from a large single-institution prospective database with change of diagnosis to CD were identified and compared with patients without diagnosis change. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING

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