Gastroenterology - Effect of small bowel obstruction on functional outcome and quality of life in patients with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: 10-year follow-up study


Erkek A. B. , Remzi F., Hammel J. P. , Akyuz M. , Fazio V. W.

JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY, vol.23, no.1, pp.119-125, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1746.2006.04789.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY AND HEPATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-125

Abstract

Background and Aim: Postoperative abdominal adhesion formation is a troublesome clinical problem and a common cause of intestinal obstruction, chronic pain and infertility. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of small bowel obstruction (SBO) on functional outcome and quality of life (QOL) in patients who experienced ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA).