Preliminary report: the antegrade continence enema

  title={Preliminary report: the antegrade continence enema},
  author={Padraig S. J. Malone and Philip G. Ransley and Edward M. Kiely},
  journal={The Lancet},
Antegrade Colonic Enema (ACE)
For the patient with severe bowel dysfunction who is contemplating a permanent colostomy, the antegrade colonic enema (ACE) procedure may be a viable option.
The Malone antegrade continence enema.
A new complication of the Malone antegrade continence enema.
This case report describes a previously unreported complication of an ACE that developed in a disused appendicocecostomy in a child.
The antegrade continence enema procedure in the setting of acute appendicitis
This case report describes an acutely inflamed appendix being used for an ACE procedure, which has not previously been documented in the literature.
Laparoscopic antegrade continence enema (Malone) procedure: description and illustration of technique.
A laparoscopic approach to this technique to improve the lives of patients who struggle with intractable forms of constipation is described.
The antegrade continence enema procedure why, when and how?
The evolution of the antegrade continence enema is traced and criteria for patient selection, operative technique and enema regimens are described.
Malone antegrade continence enema for faecal incontinence and constipation in adults
The aim of this study was to describe the results of the ACE in adults suffering from faecal incontinence or constipation.
Surgical detail of the Malone antegrade continence enema procedure
The precise operative technique to construct a catheterizable, non-refluxing stoma using the appendix or a segment of ileum to gain access to the caecum for antegrade continence enema administration


Intraoperative antegrade irrigation of the large intestine.
This procedure extends the indication for safe primary anastomosis of the colon during surgical treatment of the left colon, and the experience with 64 patients is described.
Intraoperative irrigation of the colon to permit primary anastomosis
The procedure extends the indications for safe primary anastomosis in surgery of the left colon and permits intraoperative application of antegrade bowel irrigation to clear the obstructed or loaded colon of faeces with minimal risk of cantamination.