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Recovery of the rectoanal inhibitory reflex after restorative proctocolectomy: does it correlate with nocturnal continence?

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Saigusa, Naoto
Belin, Bruce M
Choi, Hong-Jo
Efron, Jonathan E
Weiss, Eric G
Nogueras, Juan J
Wexner, Steven D
Published in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 2003, vol. 46, no. 2, p. 168-72
Abstract The rectoanal inhibitory reflex has an important role in fecal sampling and discrimination of rectal contents. The aim of this study was to determine the significance of rectoanal inhibitory reflex after restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for mucosal ulcerative colitis.
Keywords AdolescentAdultAgedAnal Canal/physiology/surgeryAnastomosis, Surgical/methodsAnus Diseases/physiopathologyColitis, Ulcerative/surgeryColonic PouchesFecal Incontinence/physiopathologyFemaleHumansMaleManometryMiddle AgedPostoperative Complications/physiopathologyProctocolectomy, RestorativeReflex, Abnormal/physiologyRetrospective StudiesTreatment Outcome
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PMID: 12576889
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SAIGUSA, Naoto et al. Recovery of the rectoanal inhibitory reflex after restorative proctocolectomy: does it correlate with nocturnal continence?. In: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, 2003, vol. 46, n° 2, p. 168-72. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:45488

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