Some factors influencing the outcome of stoma surgery.

@article{Leenen1989SomeFI,
  title={Some factors influencing the outcome of stoma surgery.},
  author={Luke P H Leenen and J H Kuypers},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1989},
  volume={32 6},
  pages={500-4}
}
In a retrospective study, the procedure and follow-up of 266 patients with 345 stomas on the small and large bowel were reviewed to reveal possible etiologic factors for stomal complications. The overall complication rate for creating a stoma was 36 percent. No differences in overall complication rate were encountered when comparing acute and elective management; however, high output stomas and necrosis were encountered more often in the acutely managed group. Preoperative contamination was… CONTINUE READING

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