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A prospective study of the necessity of sedation, or analgesia, or both in total colonoscopy was performed. The procedures were performed in the office on 212 consecutive, nonselected patients. Intravenous sedation was not started initially, and all procedures were begun without medication. If the patient developed significant discomfort or sharp pain,(More)
When defects of the anal sphincter are caused by trauma, surgical correction can be successful even in long-standing cases. At the University of Minnesota, we used overlapping sphincteroplasty in 79 patients with fecal incontinence from 1952 to 1982. There were 62 women and 17 men. Ages ranged from 17 to 68 years. Incontinence had been present from three(More)
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