Ileostomy and excisional surgery for chronic inflammatory disease of the colon: a survey of one hospital region.

@article{Ritchie1971IleostomyAE,
  title={Ileostomy and excisional surgery for chronic inflammatory disease of the colon: a survey of one hospital region.},
  author={Jean K. Ritchie},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1971},
  volume={12 7},
  pages={528-40}
}
Four hundred and fifty-three patients who underwent ileostomy and excisional large bowel surgery for chronic inflammatory disease at two teaching hospitals and 35 non-teaching hospitals within the North East Metropolitan Hospital Region during the years 1955-66 were surveyed through a study of hospital case records. The surgical results and complications are presented in part I; a study of the health of these patients after their discharge from hospital is made in part II in an attempt to… CONTINUE READING