Definitions for "Ileoanal anastomosis"
Keywords:  ileum, pouch, colon, rectum, colectomy
an internal pouch is created from a section of small intestine and attached to the anal sphincter muscle.
a procedure in which the surgeon forms a pouch out of tissue from the ileum and connects it directly to the anal canal
joining the ileum to the anus following removal of the colon and rectum
an invasive procedure performed in patients who have not responded to more conservative treatments