Restorative total proctocolectomy with J-pouch is a procedure used for children with severe ulcerative colitis or premalignant conditions like familial polyposis. The classic approach requires a laparotomy incision. Most published minimally invasive techniques still require a somewhat smaller incision to complete the procedure. We present a completely minimally invasive approach to accomplish the same goal, using a combined laparoscopic and endorectal technique and present our current clinical results with this method.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and Percutaneous Techniques|
|State||Published - Oct 1 2007|
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