Long-term functional results after ileal pouch anal restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis: a prospective observational study.


OBJECTIVE To document functional results in patients treated with an ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The restorative proctocolectomy with IPAA has become the procedure of choice for patients with ulcerative colitis, yet the long-term functional results are not well known. METHODS We performed this prospective observational… (More)


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