Medical Term: J Pouch defined

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What is J Pouch?


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Term Definition: 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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