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Proctocolectomy, Restorative

"Proctocolectomy, Restorative" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A surgical procedure involving the excision of the COLON and RECTUM and the formation of an ILEOANAL RESERVOIR (pouch). In patients with intestinal diseases, such as ulcerative colitis, this procedure avoids the need for an OSTOMY by allowing for transanal defecation.


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Bar chart showing 37 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1998 and 2003 and 2006 and 2011 and 2012
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