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Parastoma hernia

Cheng Cai, Zhihui Dai, Zhifeng Zhong, Jianping Wang, Jinlin Du
Background Transverse colostomy is commonly performed to create temporary stoma in rectal cancer patients after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Conventional methods are either difficulty to implement or to care for. To resolve these problems, we herein describe a modified transverse colostomy method. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Two sutures of peritoneum were made as "bridges" to support the stoma. Absorbable sutures were utilized to reinforce the stoma. Once the stoma was created, the stoma bag was immediately placed on the skin...
December 21, 2018: Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening
S W Jao, R W Beart, L J Wendorf, D M Ilstrup
Questionnaires were sent to 270 patients who had undergone abdominoperineal resection and sigmoid colostomy at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, during the ten years from 1972 to 1982; 223 patients returned their questionnaires with evaluable data. Sixty percent of the patients were continent with irrigation, and 22% were incontinent with irrigation. Eighteen percent had discontinued irrigation for various reasons. The proportion continent was higher in women, younger patients, and previously constipated patients...
August 1985: Archives of Surgery
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