TITLE

Sugar to Reduce a Prolapsed Ileostomy

AUTHOR(S)
Brandt, Alexandra R.M.L.; Schouten, Olaf
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;5/12/2011, Vol. 364 Issue 19, p1855
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the case of a 62-year-old man with a prolapsed ileostomy who was treated with plain granulated sugar applied to the mucosa of the prolapsed ileum in order to promote the osmotic shift of fluid out of the edematous tissue.
ACCESSION #
60596257

 

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