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Role of Ileostomy in Restorative Proctocolectomy

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source: World journal of gastroenterology

year: 2012

authors: Pellino G, Sciaudone G, Canonico S, Selvaggi F


Restorative proctocolectomy (RP) is the treatment of choice in patients affected with refractory ulcerative colitis or familial adenomatous polyposis. Surgery in elective settings is often performed in 2 stages, fashioning an ileostomy which is closed 2-3-mo later. It is still debated whether omitting ileostomy could offer advantages in the management of patients undergoing RP.

DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i15.1703

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