ILEAL POUCH 9/15: Ileoanal pouch anastomosis: does size matter?
Posted in Lectures on 23 September 2019
Willem Bemelman, MD PhD
Department of Gastroenterology & Surgery
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
The ideal pouch size has been on debate for decades. Some authors have defended a longer pouch size, while others advocate the benefits of a shorter one. In this lecture, Dr. Willem Bemelman MD PhD explains the pros and cons of the different lengths and shapes of the pouch, and what other factors are of influence on its functioning.