Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and liver transplantation for ulcerative colitis complicated by primary sclerosing cholangitis.

@article{Mathis2008IlealPA,
  title={Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and liver transplantation for ulcerative colitis complicated by primary sclerosing cholangitis.},
  author={Kellie L. Mathis and Eric J. Dozois and David W. Larson and Robert R. Cima and J. Manuel Sarmiento and Bruce G. Wolff and Julie K. Heimbach and John H. Pemberton},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2008},
  volume={95 7},
  pages={882-6}
}
BACKGROUND The aim was to evaluate outcomes in patients with ulcerative colitis complicated by primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) who required ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) and orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). METHODS A retrospective analysis was performed of 32 patients undergoing both IPAA and OLT between 1980 and 2006. Data were collected regarding demographics, indication for surgery, postoperative complications, and outcome of IPAA and OLT. RESULTS Thirty-day mortality… CONTINUE READING

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