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CHRONIC ULCERATIVE COLITIS BEFORE AND AFTER COLECTOMY.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14217257     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There is a proper time to advise removal of the colon and creation of a permanent ileostomy in the course of progressive toxic ulcerative colitis. When a thorough trial of medical therapy, including corticosteroids, has failed to halt progression of the disease, a properly timed colectomy may give the patient a new lease on life and enable him to maintain himself socially and economically.The development of ileostomy (Q-T) clubs has been an important factor in preparing them for and sustaining these young patients through the psychological trauma of an ileostomy. Two patients are described who illustrate the value of properly timed surgery and the contribution that ileostomy clubs can make.
Authors:
W ADDLEMAN
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian Medical Association journal     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0008-4409     ISO Abbreviation:  Can Med Assoc J     Publication Date:  1964 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1965-02-01     Completed Date:  1996-12-01     Revised Date:  2010-06-22    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414110     Medline TA:  Can Med Assoc J     Country:  CANADA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  946-51     Citation Subset:  OM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Colitis, Ulcerative*
Ileostomy*
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