ILEAL POUCH 11/15: Intraoperative Monitoring of Pelvic Autonomic Nerves During Pouch Surgery
Posted in Lectures on 2 October 2019
Werner Kneist, MD
Department of Visceral and Transplant Surgery
University of Medicine of the Johannes Gutenberg
What is the evidence on using pelvic nerve monitoring during pouch construction? The majority of publications are from level V evidence, mainly case reports and short case series. In this lecture Werner Kneist MD explains the rationale behind using this technique and the current data collected. It has been shown that it may preserve function, but further research is necessary.