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Erica's Story

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COLONIC INERTIA

Diagnosed with colonic inertia, Erica endured chronic constipation for nearly seven years. Erica was referred to Howard Ross, MD, FACS, FASCRS, Chief of Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Director of the Digestive Disease Center at Temple University Hospital, who performed a total abdominal colectomy to help relieve Erica's symptoms and improve her quality of life.