TITLE

Colostomy Closure: Impact of Preoperative Risk Factors on Morbidity

AUTHOR(S)
GHORRA, SALIM G.; RZECZYCKI, THOMAS P.; NATARAJAN, RANJINI; PRICOLO, VICTOR E.
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
American Surgeon;Mar1999, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p266
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the preoperative risks of patients for colostomy closure. Variables affecting preoperative risks; Analysis of preoperative variables; Parameters in surgical procedure considered.
ACCESSION #
1631573

 

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