A survey of technical considerations in the construction of intestinal stomas.

@article{Pearl1985ASO,
  title={A survey of technical considerations in the construction of intestinal stomas.},
  author={Russell K. Pearl and M. Leela Prasad and Charles P. Orsay and Herand Abcarian and Agnes Beng-Hoi Tan},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  year={1985},
  volume={51 8},
  pages={
          462-5
        }
}
Reported complications rates for the construction of intestinal stomas are high. Many of these complications result from improper construction, improper location, or other technical errors. In order to sample the techniques of stoma construction currently in use, a survey was conducted at the 69th Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons in Atlanta in conjunction with our scientific exhibit "Complications of Intestinal Stomas." A total of 245 surgeons completed the… CONTINUE READING

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