Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
March 03, 2015
- Advanced techniques. Mayo Clinic surgeons use a minimally invasive approach for most J-pouch surgery, which usually means smaller incisions and faster recovery than does traditional open surgery. This may include laparoscopy, robotics, or transanal approaches.
- Positive results. At Mayo Clinic, more than 90 percent of J-pouch surgeries have a successful outcome.
- Follow-up care. Mayo specialists work together to control pain and prevent complications after your surgery.
- Research leader. Mayo specialists are at the forefront of new techniques and procedures to ensure surgical success and prevent infection. You have access to the expertise of Mayo clinician-researchers.
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