Management of the Difficult Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis and Temporary Ileostomy

  • Susan Galandiuk


In performing ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in the technically challenging patient, due to anatomic or other reasons, the main key is patience and careful attention to detail. Even in the most difficult setting, satisfactory results can be achieved.


Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Ileal Pouch Loop Ileostomy Stoma Site Distal Rectal Cancer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan Galandiuk
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  1. 1.Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of SurgeryUniversity of Louisville, School of MedicineLouisvilleUSA

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