ileal pouch-anal anastomosis

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il·e·al pouch-a·nal an·as·to·mo·sis

(il'ē-ăl powch-ānăl an-astŏ-mōsis)
Surgery that involves attaching the ileum to the anus after the entire colon and rectum have been removed, allowing the patient to pass stool normally and avoid colostomy.
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Rigorous histopathological assessment of the colectomy specimen in patients with inflammatory bowel disease unclassified does not predict outcome after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. Am J Gastroenterol.
Pouchitis after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: a pouchitis disease activity index.
Abbreviations TRUS: Transrectal ultrasound IPAA: Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis UC: Ulcerative colitis MR: Magnetic resonance MRI: Magnetic resonance image MP-MRI: Multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging DRE: Digital rectal exam PSA: Prostate specific antigen ECE: Extra capsular extension BPH: Benign prostatic hypertrophy GI: Gastrointestinal PO: Per os PIRADS: Prostate Imaging Reporting and Data System.
Sacral osteomyelitis after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: report of four cases.
Incidence and subsequent impact of pelvic abscess after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for chronic ulcerative colitis.
Crohn's disease is commonly believed to be a contraindication to ileal pouch-anal anastomosis due to increased rate of disease recurrence within the pouch.
Limongelli et al., "The effect of pelvic septic complications on function and quality of life after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: a single center experience," The American Surgeon, vol.
Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis surgery reduces fecundity in ulcerative colitis patients, reported Dr.