Recommendation ID

Further research should include details of patient selection, durability and the incidence of complications. Outcomes should be published.

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

The evidence on the safety of Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir (modified continent ileostomy) to restore continence after colon and rectum removal shows that there are serious but well-recognised safety concerns. Current evidence on its efficacy is limited in quantity and quality. Therefore, this procedure should only be used with special arrangements for clinical governance, consent, and audit or research.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir (modified continent ileostomy) to restore continence after colon and rectum removal
Date issued
February 2019

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 28/02/2019