Ileal pouch-anal canal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis: early and late results.

@article{Nyam1997IlealPC,
  title={Ileal pouch-anal canal anastomosis for familial adenomatous polyposis: early and late results.},
  author={Denis Cnk Nyam and P. T. Brillant and Roger Robert Dozois and KrystynaA. Kelly and John Hunter Pemberton and Bruce G. Wolff},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1997},
  volume={226 4},
  pages={
          514-9; discussion 519-21
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The objective was to review the early and late results of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) done for patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Patients with FAP will have colorectal adenomas develop and die of colorectal cancer if left untreated. Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis removes all disease-bearing mucosa while preserving transanal passage of stools. METHODS Between 1981 and 1994, 187 patients with FAP, 11 to 59 years of age with a mean… CONTINUE READING
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