Sugar to Reduce a Prolapsed Ileostomy

Brandt, Alexandra R.M.L.; Schouten, Olaf
May 2011
New England Journal of Medicine;5/12/2011, Vol. 364 Issue 19, p1855
Academic Journal
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.


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