BJS Academy SoMe Review for April 2023
16 May 2023
Pieniowski EHA, Bergström CM, Nordenvall CAM, Westberg KS, Johar AM, Tumlin E et al.
Ann Surg 2023; 277: 30-37.
Forty-five patients were included in this study. Irrigation reduced symptom scores after 12 months (22.9 versus 32.4, P=0.002), and improved quality of life.
Comment: Daily irrigation of the rectum to keep it empty certainly helps some patients with this distressing symptom.
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