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Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis: twenty years follow-up in 174 patients.

Authors
  • Krausz, Michael M
  • Duek, Simon D
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2005
Volume
7
Issue
1
Pages
23–27
Identifiers
PMID: 15658141
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis confers a long-term good quality of life to both UC and FAP patients, and the majority of patients are fully continent with five to six bowel movements per day.

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