The J Pouch Does Not Reach
Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (J pouch) has become the standard restorative procedure following total proctocolectomy. Yet, lengthening maneuvers to ensure an adequate tension-free anastomosis are crucial to minimizing complications and ensuring appropriate pouch function. This chapter will discuss what steps to take should the pouch not reach.
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