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Proctocolectomy, Restorative MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Proctocolectomy, Restorative
Tree Number(s)
E04.210.219.620
E04.210.895.500
Unique ID
D016737
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016737
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Coloproctectomy, Restorative
Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis
Proctocolectomy
Total Proctocolectomy
Total Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis
NLM Classification #
WI 650
Previous Indexing
Colectomy (1981-1991)
See Also
Colonic Pouches
Pouchitis
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/04/29
Revision Date
2018/06/29
Proctocolectomy, Restorative Preferred
Total Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis Narrower
Total Proctocolectomy Related
Proctocolectomy Related
Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis Narrower
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