Mortality, morbidity and functional outcome after total or subtotal abdominal colectomy in the Asian population.

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OBJECTIVE This study reviews the functional outcome and satisfaction of patients after subtotal or total colectomy (STTC). METHODS A retrospective review of patients who underwent STTC between June 1999 and September 2003 was performed. A standardized questionnaire was formulated and phone interviews were conducted with these patients. RESULTS There… (More)

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@article{Zam2005MortalityMA, title={Mortality, morbidity and functional outcome after total or subtotal abdominal colectomy in the Asian population.}, author={Nor Azhari bin Mohd Zam and K Y Tan and Chin Tse Arnold Ng and C T Chen and Soong-Kuan Wong and H S Chng and Khoon-Hean Tay and Kong-weng Eu}, journal={ANZ journal of surgery}, year={2005}, volume={75 10}, pages={840-3} }