Internal anal sphincter activity after restorative proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis: a study using continuous ambulatory manometry.
- Published Article
Diseases of the colon and rectum
- Publication Date
Jan 01, 1994
These results suggest that the internal anal sphincter is damaged in the course of mucosal proctectomy and endoanal anastomosis. In contrast, after restorative proctocolectomy with stapled, end-to-end anastomosis normal function of the internal sphincter is preserved.
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