Year: 1996 Source: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, v.39, no.5, (May 1996), p.525-528 SIEC No: 19970100

This study is from the records of patients (1,603) who underwent proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis at the Mayo Clinic affiliated hospitals between January 1981 – October 1994. During that time 32 patients had died, two patients had committed suicide.