Revision IPAA: Strategies for Success

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The history of ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) is one of success with durable surgical and functional results. However, pouch failure, due to infection, mechanical, or functional disability, represents a challenge to both surgeon and patient. Practicing surgeons who deal with the revision pouch face a variety of challenges. Success requires a strategy, which includes critical planning, preparation, and surgical techniques in order that surgeons continue to provide solutions and hope to patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1236-1237
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2014


  • IPAA
  • Revision
  • Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Gastroenterology


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