Colonic "coloplasty": novel technique to enhance low colorectal or coloanal anastomosis.


Journal Article

After low colorectal or coloanal anastomosis, bowel dysfunction may exist. A colonic J-pouch has been proposed to reduce bowel dysfunction. We present an alternative technique to augment the reservoir function of the neorectum and reduce bowel dysfunction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fazio, VW; Mantyh, CR; Hull, TL

Published Date

  • October 2000

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 10

Start / End Page

  • 1448 - 1450

PubMed ID

  • 11052525

Pubmed Central ID

  • 11052525

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-3706

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/bf02236645


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States