Reoperative Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis (IPAA) Surgery


The newly established Center for Reoperative Surgery at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center brings together a number of specialized surgeons with a particular interest in reoperative surgical procedures. In this video, Dr. David Dietz reviews two reoperative pelvic pouch surgery cases for patients faced with the prospect of a permanent end ileostomy, seeking to preserve intestinal continuity.

Physician Resource
David W. Dietz, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Chief, Division of Colorectal Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


The video was recorded and produced by University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio, November 2016.