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Randomized clinical trial comparing quality of life after straight and pouch coloanal reconstruction.

Authors
  • Sailer, M
  • Fuchs, K-H
  • Fein, M
  • Thiede, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
The British journal of surgery
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2002
Volume
89
Issue
9
Pages
1108–1117
Identifiers
PMID: 12190675
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Patients undergoing low anterior rectal resection and coloanal J pouch reconstruction may expect not only better functional results but also an improved quality of life in the early months after surgery compared with patients who receive a straight coloanal anastomosis.

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