Ileoanal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis
Why It Is Done
This surgery can be done for most patients who have ulcerative colitis. Several circumstances may require Reference surgery for ulcerative colitis.
This surgery is not done:
- For people whose rectal muscles do not work normally.
- For some people who have colon or rectal cancer.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: October 8, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Peter J. Kahrilas, MD - Gastroenterology