Morbidity of subtotal colectomy in patients with severe ulcerative colitis unresponsive to cyclosporin.

PURPOSE The aim of this study was to document the morbidity of urgent subtotal colectomy and ileostomy in patients with severe ulcerative colitis who failed cyclosporin treatment. METHODS We reviewed the charts of patients with severe ulcerative colitis who did not respond to cyclosporin treatment and underwent urgent subtotal colectomy and Brooke… CONTINUE READING