Portal Vein Thrombi After Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis: Its Incidence and Association with Pouchitis

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Portal vein thrombi (PVT) have recently been linked to ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA). We assessed the rate of PVT in patients who underwent IPAA and attempted to identify the associated features. We reviewed all patients who underwent IPAA at our hospital between 1997 and 2002, noting demographic, operative, and clinical data. Computed tomography (CT… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00595-006-3470-8

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