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Colectomy for patients with ulcerative colitis and primary sclerosing cholangitis - What next?

Journal article
Authors Mattias Block
K K Jørgensen
Tom Öresland
Elisabet Lindholm
K Grzyb
M Cvancarova
M H Vatn
K M Boberg
Lars Börjesson
Published in Journal of Crohn's & colitis
ISSN 1876-4479
Publication year 2013
Published at
Language en
Subject categories Cancer and Oncology, Surgery


Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) occurs in 2%-8% of patients who suffer from ulcerative colitis (UC). For patients who require colectomy, ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) or ileorectal anastomosis (IRA) is employed to preserve continence.We evaluated the outcomes after IPAA and IRA for patients with UC-PSC, using patients with UC but without PSC as controls (UC-only group).

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