Outcome of Colostomies in Children : A Review of 48 Cases at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi , Nigeria

@inproceedings{Hyginus2017OutcomeOC,
  title={Outcome of Colostomies in Children : A Review of 48 Cases at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi , Nigeria},
  author={Ekwunife Okechukwu Hyginus and O Christian and Modekwe Victor Ifeanyichukwu and Osuigwe Andy},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Colostomies in children are common abdominal procedures in paediatric surgical practice and are often temporarily created for the purpose of diversion of faeces and flatus, hence would need to be closed when the primary pathology is sorted out. Aim: To determine outcome of colostomies performed in children at NnamdiAzikiwe University Teaching Hospital Nnewi (NAUTH)and seek for modifications for improvement. Methodology: This was a retrospective review of 48 children who had… CONTINUE READING

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