Incisional hernias in temporary stoma wounds: a cohort study.

  title={Incisional hernias in temporary stoma wounds: a cohort study.},
  author={Marc H. F. Schreinemacher and Guy H. E. J. Vijgen and Pieter Cornelis Dagnelie and J. B. G. M. Bloemen and Bernou F Huizinga and Nicole D Bouvy},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={146 1},
HYPOTHESIS The prevalence of and risk factors for incisional hernias among temporary stoma wounds have implications for clinical practice. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study. SETTING University tertiary care hospital. PATIENTS All adult patients with a stoma closed between January 1, 2000, and August 1, 2004. Of 150 living patients, 111 (74.0%) were included for analysis after follow-up at the outpatient clinic. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES The main outcome was incisional hernia in a temporary… CONTINUE READING


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