Social and sexual function following ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.

  title={Social and sexual function following ileal pouch-anal anastomosis.},
  author={B Damgaard and Andr{\'e} Wettergren and Preben Kirkegaard},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={38 3},
PURPOSE Patients who undergo surgery for ulcerative colitis are usually young and active. When surgery becomes necessary, their future social and sexual function is of major concern. This study was performed to be able to give more detailed information of what is to be expected. METHODS Forty-nine consecutive patients (26 men and 23 women) who underwent ileal J-pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis between November 1983 and September 1986 in the authors' institution were personally… CONTINUE READING