Original communication| Volume 24, ISSUE 2, P170-187, August 1948

Anal ileostomy with sphincter preservation in patients requiring total colectomy for benign conditions

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        1. An operation is described for the preservation of a continent sphincter in the performance of an anal ileostomy after total colectomy.
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        2. This procedure is advised in patients requiring total colectomy for benign lesions—specifically, chronic ulcerative colitis and polypoid adenomatosis of the colon.
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        3. Two patients with ulcerative colitis are presented in whom this operation was successfully performed.
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