Medical management of patients with ileal pouch anal anastomosis after restorative procto-colectomy

Johnson, Matthew W, Das, Partha, Dewar, David H, Forbes, Alastair, Ciclitira, Paul J and Nicholls, Richard J (2009) Medical management of patients with ileal pouch anal anastomosis after restorative procto-colectomy. European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 21 (1). pp. 9-17. ISSN 0954-691X

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Abstract

Restorative procto-colectomy with ileal pouch anal anastomosis has become the most common elective surgical procedure for patients with ulcerative colitis and is becoming popular in those with familial adenomatous polyposis coli. The procedure itself is primarily carried out in specialist surgical centres but an increasing number are being performed and followed up in district general hospitals. These patients are now filtering through general surgical and gastroenterology clinics and are frequently seen in primary care. Pouchitis, an inflammatory condition of the ileal pouch, has become the third most important form of inflammatory bowel disease. As research develops in this area, other complications are being found. The aim of this review is to provide an up-to-date, evidence-based approach to the clinical management of these patients.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adenomatous polyposis coli,ambulatory care,anti-bacterial agents,bone diseases, metabolic,colitis, ulcerative,colonic pouches,female,humans,malabsorption syndromes,male,postoperative care,postoperative complications,pouchitis,proctocolectomy, restorative,recurrence,sexual dysfunction, physiological
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Aug 2014 11:48
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2019 15:42
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/49766
DOI: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e328306078c

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