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Internal colo-anal pouch

Internal colo-anal pouch

Internal colo-anal pouch: Internal colo-anal pouch is a bowel diversion surgery after removing all of the large intestine but leaving the anus intact; a colon-like reservoir from the last part of the small intestine (ileum) is created, into which stool collects and is excreted by the anus.

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Internal colo-anal pouch

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Internal colo-anal pouch:

Other Surgical Options: Internal colo-anal pouch

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Internal colo-anal pouch may include these surgeries:

Anesthetic Requirements for Internal colo-anal pouch

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Internal colo-anal pouch may include:

Procedure Complications: Internal colo-anal pouch

Possible surgical complications of Internal colo-anal pouch may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Internal colo-anal pouch

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good, although the patient will have watery stools many times a day.

Internal colo-anal pouch: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Internal colo-anal pouch) include:

  • Ileoanal reservoir surgery
  • Ileoanal anastomosis

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