Colostomy Procedure

Known as: Colostomies, colostomy operation, Colostomy 
An opening into the colon from the outside of the body. A colostomy provides a new path for waste material to leave the body after part of the colon… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND A colostomy is known to impact negatively on a patient's quality of life (QOL). Concerns include incontinence, rectal… (More)
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2007
2007
AIM This paper is a report of a study to examine adjustment and its relationship with stoma acceptance and social interaction… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE Report overall long-term results of stage 0 rectal cancer following neoadjuvant chemoradiation and compare long-term… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the complications of colostomy and its closure in infants and children. METHODS One hundred… (More)
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1997
1997
OBJECTIVE To assess the value of covering colostomy for patients undergoing low anterior resection for rectal neoplasms. DESIGN… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This study analyses the morbidity and mortality of colostomy formation and closure over a 17-year period during which 138… (More)
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1989
1989
One hundred consecutive patients with injuries to the extraperitoneal rectum were treated over a ten-year period at an urban… (More)
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1985
1985
A series of 126 colostomy closures was analyzed to evaluate factors contributing to morbidity. There were no deaths, but there… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Inflammation limited to excluded segments of the colon was observed in 10 patients without prior inflammatory bowel disease who… (More)
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1968
1968
Spontaneous colonic peristalsis in man occurs infrequently and, therefore, has proved difficult to investigate; radiological… (More)
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