Laparoscopic pouch surgery in ulcerative colitis

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Laparoscopic pouch surgery in ulcerative colitis (EN)

Jenkins, John T.
Hemandas, Anil K.

Laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy is a complex procedure with a steep learning curve. It has been proven to be safe and feasible with outcomes comparable to those of open surgery if performed in experienced centers. Published evidence in favor of laparoscopic approach is mainly from small case series and data from randomized controlled trials are currently awaited. This article reviews and analyzes the existing literature on laparoscopic ileoanal pouch surgery in light of the available evidence, demonstrating safety and efficacy of the laparoscopic approach and potential short-term benefits. Technical aspects and future directions in the minimally invasive approach to restorative proctocolectomy are also discussed.Keywords laparoscopic restorative proctocolectomy, ileo-anal pouch anastomosis, ulcerative colitis (EN)

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Ελληνική Γαστροεντερολογική Εταιρία (EL)
Hellenic Gastroenterologiki Company (EN)

2012-10-11


Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology (EN)

1792-7463
1108-7471
Annals of Gastroenterology; Volume 25, No 4 (2012); 309 (EN)



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