TITLE

THE INDICATIONS FOR COLOSTOMY

AUTHOR(S)
Lichtenstein, Manuel E.
PUB. DATE
October 1956
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1956, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p433
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the useful purpose and indications for colostomy, an artificial opening in the large bowel that permits the passage of fecal matter and gas in the body. Details on the variety in types of colostomies; Means of reducing the lesion intussuscepted into the distal colon; Application of colostomies to carcinoma in the colon.
ACCESSION #
18674051

 

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