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How is a j-pouch done?
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Dr. David Stein
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: The first steps
For the creation of a small intestinal pelvic pouch, also known as a j-pouch is to remove the colon and rectum. Then the pouch is made by folding the small intestine into the shape of a "j" - and sewing the sides of each limb together. The base of the j is sewn to the anal muscles.

In brief: The first steps
For the creation of a small intestinal pelvic pouch, also known as a j-pouch is to remove the colon and rectum. Then the pouch is made by folding the small intestine into the shape of a "j" - and sewing the sides of each limb together. The base of the j is sewn to the anal muscles.
Dr. David Stein
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: It is an operation
J pouch is an operation to preserve continence in patients requiring removal of colon for either ulcerative coliitis or crohn's colitis.
It can be done in 2 or three stages depending on the severity of the patient's illness and the presence or absence of steroids.

In brief: It is an operation
J pouch is an operation to preserve continence in patients requiring removal of colon for either ulcerative coliitis or crohn's colitis.
It can be done in 2 or three stages depending on the severity of the patient's illness and the presence or absence of steroids.
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