Gastrointestinal transit after proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis or ileostomy.

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Proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis increases the frequency of stooling, perhaps due in part to the loss of an ileocecal or colonic braking effect on gastrointestinal transit. To assess whether colectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) or with ileostomy accelerates gastrointestinal transit, we studied 16 IPAA patients (mean +/- SEM… (More)

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@article{Soper1989GastrointestinalTA, title={Gastrointestinal transit after proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis or ileostomy.}, author={Nathaniel J. Soper and Bruce A. Orkin and Keith A. Kelly and Sidney F. Phillips and Manuel L. Brown}, journal={The Journal of surgical research}, year={1989}, volume={46 4}, pages={300-5} }