J-Pouch Colorectal Anastomosis
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A surgical procedure in which the colon is attached to the remainder of the rectum after most of it has been removed during surgery for rectal cancer. A 2-inch to 4-inch section of the colon is formed into a J-shaped pouch to store stool until it can be eliminated.

FK Reading Ease
60.1

FK Grade Level
High School
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