The use of temporary diverting colostomy to manage elderly individuals with extensive perineal burns.

@article{Nakazawa2002TheUO,
  title={The use of temporary diverting colostomy to manage elderly individuals with extensive perineal burns.},
  author={Hiroaki Nakazawa and Hiroshi Ito and Kousuke Morioka and Yuji Kikuchi and Takashi Honda and Tsukasa Isago},
  journal={Burns : journal of the International Society for Burn Injuries},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 6},
  pages={
          595-9
        }
}
The regimen of burn treatment for five elderly individuals who had sustained burns that had involved the perineum included formation of colostomy to divert fecal passage. The inclusion of diverting colostomy in this group of patients had made the management of burn wound that had included eventual skin grafting technically easy. A total of 168 patients were admitted to the Burn Unit at the Kagoshima City Hospital between 1997 and 2000. There were 36 patients who had perineal involvement. Of… CONTINUE READING
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