Is a diverting loop ileostomy and colonic lavage an alternative to colectomy for the treatment of severe Clostridium difficile-associated disease?

Carl J. Brown, Marylise Boutros, Andrew Morris, Celia M. Divino, N. N. Baxter, K. J. Brasel, P. K. Chaudhury, E. Dixon, G. W.N. Fitzgerald, S. M. Hameed, H. J. Henteleff, T. G. Hughes, L. S. Kao, A. W. Kirkpatrick, S. Latosinsky, T. M. Mastracci, R. S. McLeod, A. M. Morris, T. M. Pawlik, L. K. TempleM. E. McKenzie

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)214-216
Number of pages3
JournalCanadian Journal of Surgery
Volume57
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2014

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Brown, C. J., Boutros, M., Morris, A., Divino, C. M., Baxter, N. N., Brasel, K. J., Chaudhury, P. K., Dixon, E., Fitzgerald, G. W. N., Hameed, S. M., Henteleff, H. J., Hughes, T. G., Kao, L. S., Kirkpatrick, A. W., Latosinsky, S., Mastracci, T. M., McLeod, R. S., Morris, A. M., Pawlik, T. M., ... McKenzie, M. E. (2014). Is a diverting loop ileostomy and colonic lavage an alternative to colectomy for the treatment of severe Clostridium difficile-associated disease? Canadian Journal of Surgery, 57(3), 214-216. https://doi.org/10.1503/cjs.005014