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Symptomatic hemorrhoids: Current incidence and complications of operative therapy
Hemorrhoidal disease affects more than one million Americans per year. We reviewed the treatment pattern for patients who presented with symptomatic hemorrhoids to our large university-affiliatedExpand
Ileal pouch vaginal fistulas: Incidence, etiology, and management
Some of the initial problems associated with the ileonal reservoir have been solved. In their place, other complications have been recognized. Among these, the ileal pouch vaginal fistula stands outExpand
Restorative Proctocolectomy with Ileal Reservoir and Ileoanal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Polyposis
Our experience with the technique of restorative proctocolectomy utilizing a rectal mucosectomy, total colectomy, and ileal reservoir with ileoanal anastomosis in 56 patients with ulcerative colitis o
"Paratransplant" hernia. Three patients with a new variant of internal hernia.
Three cases of bowel obstruction due to internal hernia caused by entrapment of bowel or omentum through a defect in the peritoneum covering the transplanted kidney are described. All three patientsExpand
The management of procidentia
This is a retrospective study evaluating 179 patients with complete rectal prolapse operated on at the University of Minnesota affiliated hospitals from 1953 to 1983 with no mortality. One hundredExpand
Modern management of hemorrhoids.
Hemorrhoids require therapy only when they cause symptoms. Early symptoms troubling the patient only occasionally are readily managed by dietary measures that increase the intake of fluids and fiber,Expand
Omental transposition and skin graft in the management of chest wall recurrence of carcinoma of the breast.
The greater omentum is readily available for the reconstruction of the defect produced after palliative excision of recurrent breast carcinoma. It covers a wide area and readily accepts a skin graft,Expand
Immunohistochemical localization of insulin-degrading enzyme along the rat intestine, in the human colon adenocarcinoma cell line (Caco-2), and in human ileum.
Insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE) has been implicated in the intracellular degradation of insulin in insulin target cells. Knowledge of the existence of this enzyme in the intestine will be beneficialExpand
Surgical options in ulcerative colitis.
Five operative options are now available for treatment of ulcerative colitis: (1) proctocolectomy with ileostomy, (2) abdominal colectomy with ileostomy and retention of the rectum, (3) abdominalExpand
The ParkS S ileal pouch and anal anastomosis after colectomy and mucosal proctectomy.
Attention to detail is crucial to the success of the operation described. Surgeons contemplating performing it should first be experts in pelvic surgery and are advised to personally observe andExpand