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Special Concerns for People with J-Pouches

key information

source: UCSF Medical Center

summary/abstract:

After having an ileoanal reservoir procedure for the treatment of ulcerative colitis or familial polyposis, you will have a reservoir or “J-pouch.” A J-pouch is made from the end of the small bowel and attached to the anal canal to form a pathway for the passage of stool.

Your body will need some time to adjust to having a J-pouch. The following information and recommendations will help you make those adjustments:

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