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INDIA

INDIA resulted in a whom over The were 50 of series con- stormy years ileosigmoidostomy postopera- age. course with no in or in sisted of for whom other tive the symptoms patients treatment, change par- the death with resection with sodium had rate. Ueostomy subsequent ticularly thiosulfate, failed, gold fatal in and the in the and were affected. The dura- most seven, severely proved mortality average whole tion of the disease was 60%. was 11% treat- medicosurgical group years. Long-term At the time of the three ment with cortisone in 34% results gave follow-up study only satisfactory with were and five but it was in 38% of because of side- these patients ileostomy symptom-free stopped who had other had of and 28% became the to treatment patients operations symptoms effects, refractory ulcerative colitis either or when work- or later. The the same as with sooner was continuously mortality The series 74 in- conservative treatment. of the deaths one surgical comprised Only ing. patients, an of 55 and a Danish could be but it American ascribed to was cortisone, cluding group directly of All the a factor in three deaths. 19. were It patients subjected pri- possible group contributory The of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA American Medical Association

INDIA

JAMA , Volume 170 (8) – Jun 20, 1959

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Publisher
American Medical Association
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Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
0098-7484
eISSN
1538-3598
DOI
10.1001/jama.1959.63010080018024a
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Abstract

resulted in a whom over The were 50 of series con- stormy years ileosigmoidostomy postopera- age. course with no in or in sisted of for whom other tive the symptoms patients treatment, change par- the death with resection with sodium had rate. Ueostomy subsequent ticularly thiosulfate, failed, gold fatal in and the in the and were affected. The dura- most seven, severely proved mortality average whole tion of the disease was 60%. was 11% treat- medicosurgical group years. Long-term At the time of the three ment with cortisone in 34% results gave follow-up study only satisfactory with were and five but it was in 38% of because of side- these patients ileostomy symptom-free stopped who had other had of and 28% became the to treatment patients operations symptoms effects, refractory ulcerative colitis either or when work- or later. The the same as with sooner was continuously mortality The series 74 in- conservative treatment. of the deaths one surgical comprised Only ing. patients, an of 55 and a Danish could be but it American ascribed to was cortisone, cluding group directly of All the a factor in three deaths. 19. were It patients subjected pri- possible group contributory The of

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Published: Jun 20, 1959

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