Risk factors for diseases of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis after restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis.

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Although pouchitis is considered the most common adverse sequela of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA), inflammatory and noninflammatory conditions other than pouchitis are increasingly being recognized. The risk factors for these non-pouchitis conditions, including Crohn's disease (CD) of the pouch, cuffitis, and irritable pouch syndrome… (More)

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@article{Shen2006RiskFF, title={Risk factors for diseases of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis after restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis.}, author={Bo Shen and Victor Warren Fazio and Feza H. Remzi and Aaron Brzezinski and Ana E. Bennett and Roc{\'i}o L{\'o}pez and Jeffrey P. Hammel and J P Achkar and Charles L. Bevins and Ian C. Lavery and S. Strong and Conor Delaney and Wendy Liu and Marlene L Bambrick and Kerry K. Sherman and Bret A. Lashner}, journal={Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association}, year={2006}, volume={4 1}, pages={81-9; quiz 2-3} }