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Long-Term Failure After Restorative Proctocolectomy for Ulcerative Colitis
Objective To establish the incidence and causes of late failure in patients undergoing restorative proctocolectomy for a preoperative diagnosis of ulcerative colitis was the objective of thisExpand
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Lower gastrointestinal malignancy in Crohn's disease.
An increased incidence of carcinoma of the small bowel and colon has been described in patients with Crohn's disease. Tumours arising in the rectum and anus are reported less often. Between 1940 andExpand
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Biliary tract carcinoma associated with ulcerative colitis.
This paper reports 15 well-documented cases in which a biliary tract tumour has developed in a patient with ulcerative colitis. Most patients had both a long history of colitis and total involvementExpand
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Anovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas in Crohn's disease
Between 1957 and 1985, 886 women with Crohn's disease and an intact distal large bowel were seen at St. Mark's Hospital. Ninety of these patients developed a fistula between the vagina and anus orExpand
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Intra‐abdominal and pelvic abscess in Crohn's disease: results of non‐invasive and surgical management
Intra‐abdominal and pelvic abscesses occur in 10–30 per cent of patients with Crohn's disease. The aim of this study was to establish the clinical characteristics and outcome of patients admittedExpand
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Results of colectomy for severe idiopathic constipation in women (Arbuthnot Lane's disease)
Twenty‐one women with slow‐transit constipation have been treated by bowel resection. All had a normal barium enema, but an increased colonic transit time. Pathological examination of the resectedExpand
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Surgery for ulcerative colitis in the era of the pouch: the St Mark's Hospital experience.
The choice of operation for ulcerative colitis among 422 patients having all their surgery at one hospital between 1976 (the year of the first restorative proctocolectomy) and 1990, was reviewed. TheExpand
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Experience of posterior division of the puborectalis muscle in the management of chronic constipation
Nine women with severe chronic constipation who were unable to expel a water‐filled rectal balloon underwent posterior division of the puborectalis muscle. Pre‐operative concentric needleExpand
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Experiences of ivalon‐sponge implant for complete rectal prolapse at St. Mark's Hospital, 1960–70
Experience of using Ivalon‐sponge implants in 101 patients with complete rectal prolapse at St. Mark's Hospital is reviewed. It is a straightforward operation with minimal complications producingExpand
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