Risk Factors and True Incidence of Pouchitis in Patients after Ileal Pouch–Anal Anastomoses

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Total colectomy, mucosal proctectomy, and ileal J pouch–anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the procedure of choice for patients with ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis. The purpose of this study was to determine the short- and long-term outcomes of patients undergoing IPAA by a single surgeon, correlating intraoperative technical aspects… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002680010136

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