[Hartmann's procedure. A retrospective study of 86 cases].


The purpose of this retrospective study is to define current indications and results of Hartmann's procedure (H). From 1978 to 1989, 86 H were performed, 52 (60%) as emergency surgery. Indications were: colo-rectal cancer (37): 15 complicated and 22 as an elective procedure, diverticular disease acute or complicated (24), ischemic colitis (10), volvulus of… (More)