Surgical alternatives in the treatment of polyposis coli

David R. Welling, Robert W. Beart*

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The history of familial polyposis coli and its various surgical treatment alternatives are presented. Each form of treatment has advantages and disadvantages. The menu of alternatives allows the surgeon the freedom to choose the best option for each patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-104
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Surgical Oncology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


  • Brooke ileostomy
  • Kock pouch
  • anastomosis
  • continent ileostomy valve
  • familial polyposis coli
  • ileoanal
  • ileorectostomy


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