Stoma complications: the Cook County Hospital experience.

  title={Stoma complications: the Cook County Hospital experience.},
  author={Jaeseok Park and Ana del Pino and Charles P. Orsay and Richard Lawrence Nelson and Russell K. Pearl and Jose R. Cintron and Herand Abcarian},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={42 12},
PURPOSE A retrospective analysis of enteric stomas performed at Cook County Hospital was undertaken to evaluate stoma complications per stoma type and configuration and operating service. In addition, we attempted to identify factors predictive of increased enteric stoma complications. METHODS From 1976 to 1995, data cards on 1,616 patients with stomas were compiled by Cook County Hospital enteric stomal therapists. Data card information included age, gender, weight, early and late stoma… CONTINUE READING
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