Coloanal Anastomosis Article

Full Text via DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-1757563 Web of Science: 000865582000001

Cited authors

  • Johnston WF


  • The furthest extent of restorative proctectomy involves a colon to anal anastomosis in the deep pelvis. While the anastomosis can be challenging, it can allow the patient to avoid a permanent ostomy. Patient and surgeon preparation can improve patient outcomes. This article will describe the options, technical challenges, and anecdotal tips for coloanal anastomosis.

Publication date

  • 2022

Published in

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1531-0043

Number of pages

  • 8