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Longjuan Zhang
Cleveland Clinic
SurgeryPouchBody mass indexMedicineAnastomosis
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#1Nan Lan (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 2
#1Nan Lan (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 5
Last. Bo Shen (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 40
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Background Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis has become the standard surgical procedure for patients with ulcerative colitis who require colectomy. Presacral sinus is a common complication after the surgery. Pouch sinus results from chronic anastomotic or suture line leak. An excessive gain in body mass index (BMI) has been shown to be associated with poor pouch outcome. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether an increase in BMI was associated with recurrences of chronic pouch sinus after endos...
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#1Longjuan Zhang (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)
#2Nan Lan (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 2
Last. Bo Shen (Cleveland Clinic)H-Index: 40
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Backgrounds: Endoscopic stricturotomy (ESt) has been shown to be effective in treating inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-associated anastomotic strictures. However, the outcome of ESt in benign, non-IBD conditions has not been described. The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of ESt in the management of IBD and non-IBD-associated strictures. Methods: Data of all consecutive IBD and non-IBD patients with benign anastomotic strictures treated with ESt from 2009 to 2016 were extracted. Th...
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