Coloanal anastomosis with J pouch. Definition

Medical Definition: Coloanal anastomosis with J pouch

Surgical procedure during which connects the colon to the anus after removal of the rectum. It forms a sac (pouch) in the form of J taking a section of 2 to 4 inches of the colon to replace the function of the rectum and store stool until it can be eliminated. This procedure is similar to the coloanal anastomosis end-to, but it forms a larger bag.

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