Totally stapled abdominal restorative proctocolectomy.

@article{Kmiot1989TotallySA,
  title={Totally stapled abdominal restorative proctocolectomy.},
  author={Witold Kmiot and Michael R. B. Keighley},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1989},
  volume={76 9},
  pages={
          961-4
        }
}
A technique of totally stapled abdominal restorative proctocolectomy is reported in 20 consecutive patients using a 20 x 20 cm J pouch and a stapled ileoanal anastomosis. The stapled ileoanal anastomosis had to be abandoned in three patients because of attempted mucosectomy in one and megarectum in two. One patient receiving steroids had a covering ileostomy. The remaining 16 patients had a totally stapled procedure without a covering ileostomy. Three patients developed serious postoperative… CONTINUE READING
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