Radiological study of changes in the pelvis in women following proctocolectomy

  title={Radiological study of changes in the pelvis in women following proctocolectomy},
  author={Mats Aszt{\'e}ly and Suzanne Palmblad and Mats Wikland and Leif Hult{\'e}n},
  journal={International Journal of Colorectal Disease},
The vagina, uterus and adnexa of 21 women who had a proctocolectomy for ulcerative colitis or Crohn's colitis were examined with vaginography and hysterosalpingography. Six healthy women were used as controls. A characteristic post-operative deformation of the adnexa and the vagina was demonstrated. In 17 of 21 women the fallopian tube anatomy was pathological, in four cases with total obstruction. These abnormalities explain why vaginal discharge, dyspareunia and involuntary sterility are… CONTINUE READING


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