Mid pouch strictureplasty for Crohn's disease after ileal–pouch anal anastomosis: an alternative to pouch excision

@article{Dietz2004MidPS,
  title={Mid pouch strictureplasty for Crohn's disease after ileal–pouch anal anastomosis: an alternative to pouch excision},
  author={David W. Dietz},
  journal={Techniques in Coloproctology},
  year={2004},
  volume={9},
  pages={179-179}
}
A 33-year-old female developed an isolated stricture of the mid portion of her ileal pouch nine years after proctocolectomy and J-ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis. Repeated episodes of pouchitis and partial small-bowel obstruction led to pouchoscopy and pouchography, which demonstrated pouch inflammation and a long, tight, midpouch… CONTINUE READING