antegrade colonic enema

antegrade colonic enema

the creation of a continent stoma in the right colon through which an irrigation fluid may be infused. It is used in the management of chronic evacuation disorders when other methods to control constipation or fecal incontinence have not been successful. Also called antegrade colonic irrigation.
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John-Joseph became one of the youngest children in the country to undergo an ACE - Antegrade Colonic Enema - procedure to help with his bowel condition.
Since Malone and colleagues presented a preliminary report of an antegrade colonic enema (Malone antegrade continence enema [MACE]) procedure in 1990,[sup.