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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
AIM This paper is a report of a study to examine adjustment and its relationship with stoma acceptance and social interaction… Expand
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… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Determining the optimal strategy for elective colectomy in patients with diverticular disease involves a balance of… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
AbstractPURPOSE: At present there are not enough studies that demonstrate the usefulness of self-expandable stents in patients… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
OBJECTIVE To compare in a randomized prospective manner the complication rates associated with colostomy versus primary repair in… Expand
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Diversion of the faecal stream by ileostomy or colostomy leads to inflammation in the defunctioned segment, known as diversion… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The goal of this study was to examine sources of variation in the utilities assigned to health states. The authors selected a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The results of treating anal canal carcinoma by radical external beam radiation alone (RT) or by combined 5‐fluorouracil… Expand
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… Expand