Functional results after “high” coloanal anastomosis and “low” coloanal anastomosis with a colonic J-pouch for rectal carcinoma

@article{Ikeuchi1997FunctionalRA,
  title={Functional results after “high” coloanal anastomosis and “low” coloanal anastomosis with a colonic J-pouch for rectal carcinoma},
  author={Hiroki Ikeuchi and Masato Kusunoki and Yasutsugu Shoji and Takehira Yamamura and Joji Utsunomiya},
  journal={Surgery Today},
  year={1997},
  volume={27},
  pages={702-705}
}
The aim of this study was to determine the postoperative function of neorectoanal components using two different types of very low coloanal reconstruction. The two groups of patients assessed were 22 who underwent abdominal rectal resection and stapled “high” coloanal anastomosis without a pouch, being the HCAA-P group; and 34 who underwent anoabdominal rectal resection and “low” coloanal anastomosis with a colonic J-pouch, being the LCAA+P group. Manometric metric examination was performed 1… CONTINUE READING