Predictors for acute and chronic pouchitis following restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis.

@article{Abdelrazeq2008PredictorsFA,
  title={Predictors for acute and chronic pouchitis following restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Ayman S. Abdelrazeq and Neghal Kandiyil and Ian D Botterill and Jonathan Lund and James R. Reynolds and Peter Holdsworth and Stephen H. Leveson},
  journal={Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 8},
  pages={805-13}
}
OBJECTIVE This study was undertaken to evaluate the cumulative incidence, onset and risk predicting factors for acute and chronic pouchitis. METHOD A consecutive series of patients (n = 210), who underwent restorative proctocolectomy (RPC) and had a minimum follow-up of 12 months was reviewed. The cumulative incidence and onset of pouchitis was determined… CONTINUE READING