Factors associated with postoperative morbidity, reoperation and readmission rates after laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy for ulcerative colitis.

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AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate factors affecting postoperative outcomes after laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy (TAC) with end ileostomy (EI) for ulcerative colitis (UC). METHOD Patients undergoing laparoscopic TAC/EI for severe UC/indeterminate colitis in our institution between 1998 and 2010 were retrospectively identified from a… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/codi.12267

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@article{Gu2013FactorsAW, title={Factors associated with postoperative morbidity, reoperation and readmission rates after laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy for ulcerative colitis.}, author={J. Gu and Lara Stocchi and Feza H. Remzi and Ravi Kiran}, journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland}, year={2013}, volume={15 9}, pages={1123-9} }