Do we still need a permanent colostomy in XXI-st century?

@article{Szczepkowski2002DoWS,
  title={Do we still need a permanent colostomy in XXI-st century?},
  author={Marek Szczepkowski},
  journal={Acta chirurgica Iugoslavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={45-55}
}
The aim of this paper is to answer the question: do we still need a permanent colostomy and present the quality of life of patients operated on for rectal cancer. A comparative analysis of patients after abdomino-perineal resection of the rectum vs. patients after low anterior resection of the rectum with preservation of sphincters is presented. When assessing the quality of life of patients, the following issues were considered: a) function of the whole organism and general condition (physical… CONTINUE READING

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