Does stoma site specimen extraction increase postoperative ileostomy complication rates?

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Minimizing incisions has the potential to decrease hernia formation and wound complications following laparoscopic surgery. It is currently unknown if using the stoma site for specimen extraction affects outcomes. This study aims to evaluate the impact of stoma site extraction on postoperative complication rates in laparoscopic colorectal surgery. After IRB… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00464-016-5384-x

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