, Volume 13, Issue 12, pp 2314-2320
Date: 15 Jul 2009

Total Proctocolectomy with Ileoanal J-Pouch Reconstruction Utilizing the Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Approach

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This manuscript describes our technique for a minimally invasive ileoanal J- pouch procedure utilizing hand-assisted laparoscopy. We detail several important maneuvers that may be helpful to the surgeon faced with the challenge of a difficult laparoscopic pouch.