Total Proctocolectomy with Ileoanal J-Pouch Reconstruction Utilizing the Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Approach
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- Bordeianou, L. & Hodin, R. J Gastrointest Surg (2009) 13: 2314. doi:10.1007/s11605-009-0952-1
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.