TITLE

Loop Colostomy Without a Rod

AUTHOR(S)
Papachristou, D. N.; Papachristou, M. D.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Jan2004, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Loop colostomy is traditionally prevented from retracting into the peritoneal cavity by a rod or other supporting device. The rod can be safely replaced by a single suture. The technique facilitates fitting of the ostomy bag and eliminates the need to remove the supporting element later on.
ACCESSION #
12536196

 

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