Familial adenomatous polyposis: results after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in teenagers.

  title={Familial adenomatous polyposis: results after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in teenagers.},
  author={Yann R. Parc and Gabriella Moslein and Roger R. Dozois and John H. Pemberton and Bruce G. Wolff and Judith E King},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={43 7},
  pages={893-8; discussion 898-902}
PURPOSE Virtually all untreated patients with familial adenomatous polyposis develop colorectal carcinoma. Thus, prophylactic colectomy is indicated. Detractors of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis prefer ileorectal anastomosis for teenagers because of the potential negative impact of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis on quality of life. The aim of this study was to assess the effects on quality of life of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in teenagers with familial adenomatous polyposis. METHODS Between… CONTINUE READING


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