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Patient Selection

  • Michael Powar
  • Justin Davies
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Abstract

Patient selection, including active patient involvement, is of paramount importance in the setting of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) surgery. In the following chapter, we discuss the indications for surgery and key patient, disease and surgical considerations.

Keywords

Ileal pouch anal anastomosis Ileoanal pouch Inflammatory bowel disease Dysplasia Colorectal cancer Patient selection 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Powar
    • 1
  • Justin Davies
    • 1
  1. 1.Cambridge Colorectal UnitAddenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustCambridgeUK

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