J. ARNOLD BARGEN, M.D., F.A.C.P.; WALLACE W. LINDAHL, M.D.; FRANK S. ASHBURN, M.D.; JOHN DEJ. PEMBERTON, M.D.
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The evolution of ileostomy as the foremost surgical procedure for the treatment of chronic ulcerative colitis of the thromboulcerative type has had a long and devious course. The long years during which it was being evaluated, as well as study of the cases in which it was done, brought to the fore sporadic attempts to substitute for it such maneuvers as appendicostomy, cecostomy, colostomy and ileosigmoidostomy. These operations were always eventually replaced by the seemingly inevitable ileostomy.
An attempt has been made to exercise fair and unbiased judgment on this surgical procedure by study of (1) end results
BARGEN JA, LINDAHL WW, ASHBURN FS, PEMBERTON JD. ILEOSTOMY FOR CHRONIC ULCERATIVE COLITIS (END RESULTS AND COMPLICATIONS IN 185 CASES)1. Ann Intern Med. 1943;18:43–56. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-18-1-43
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1943;18(1):43-56.
Gastroenterology/Hepatology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
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