Ostomy

Known as: Ostomies, surgical construction of a stoma 
Surgical construction of an artificial opening (stoma) for external fistulization of a duct or vessel by insertion of a tube with or without a… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE Therapeutic procedures may not only treat disease but also affect patient quality of life. Therefore, quality of life… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE Parastomal hernia continues to be an important clinical problem with a reported incidence of up to 50 percent. In studies… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND For many diseases, specialized care (i.e., care rendered by a specialist) has been associated with superior-quality… (More)
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2005
2005
AIM This paper reports a study whose aim was to assess the quality of care in ostomy patients seen from a patient perspective… (More)
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2004
2004
A common operation for patients with complicated sigmoid diverticulitis is resection and placement of an ostomy (Hartmann… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to describe patients' experiences, with a focus on body image, 6 to 12 weeks after a stoma… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
OBJECTIVE To identify the risk factors for surgical site infection (SSI) in patients undergoing elective resection of the colon… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the causes, clinical presentation, diagnosis, operative management, postoperative care, and outcome in… (More)
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1997
1997
BACKGROUND AND AIMS This study was aimed to evaluate the late complications of ostomy surgery in a strictly followed patient… (More)
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1984
1984
Ostomy patients have been identified as a chronic illness population frequently experiencing adjustment difficulties. The present… (More)
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