Twenty cases of restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis of Asian patients: analysis of operative safety and functional outcomes in single institution experience


Dear Editor, Since the first reports on restorative proctocolectomy, the procedure pioneered by Park and Nicholls in 1978, ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) has become the gold standard for patients who require total proctocolectomy (TP) for ulcerative colitis. Although a high evacuation frequency with anal incontinence was recorded in the initial… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-007-0278-y


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