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

Published inDiseases of the colon & rectum, vol. 46, no. 2, p. 168-172
Publication date2003
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
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Anal Canal/physiology/surgery
  • Anastomosis, Surgical/methods
  • Anus Diseases/physiopathology
  • Colitis, Ulcerative/surgery
  • Colonic Pouches
  • Fecal Incontinence/physiopathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Manometry
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications/physiopathology
  • Proctocolectomy, Restorative
  • Reflex, Abnormal/physiology
  • Retrospective Studies
  • Treatment Outcome
Citation (ISO format)
SAIGUSA, Naoto et al. Recovery of the rectoanal inhibitory reflex after restorative proctocolectomy: does it correlate with nocturnal continence? In: Diseases of the colon & rectum, 2003, vol. 46, n° 2, p. 168–172. doi: 10.1097/01.DCR.0000049345.21202.99
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