A nonsurgical means of fecal diversion: the Zassi Bowel Management System.

@article{Keshava2007ANM,
  title={A nonsurgical means of fecal diversion: the Zassi Bowel Management System.},
  author={Anil Keshava and Andrew Renwick and Peter Stewart and Ann Pilley},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={2007},
  volume={50 7},
  pages={1017-22}
}
PURPOSE Patients with perineal burns and immobile hospitalized patients with severe excoriation from incontinence caused by excessive diarrhea pose difficult management problems, frequently requiring stoma formation. The Zassi Bowel Management System (Zassi Medical Evolutions, Fernandina Beach, Florida) multichannel intrarectal catheter was evaluated for its safety and its ability to divert feces away from perineal skin to allow wound and skin healing. METHODS A prospective cohort study was… CONTINUE READING

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