Colectomy Holds Up for Constipation


Constipation is a common complaint and occasionally becomes so debilitating that patients eventually require subtotal colectomy for relief of their symptoms. Many studies have shown that subtotal colectomy is an effective treatment in the short term for severe constipation. However, there are a few studies with the long-term follow up required to address… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1572-0241.2003.07280.x


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@article{Oleynikov2003ColectomyHU, title={Colectomy Holds Up for Constipation}, author={Dmitry Oleynikov and John K. Dibaise}, journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology}, year={2003}, volume={98}, pages={248-248} }