Diseases of the Colon & Rectum

, Volume 36, Issue 10, pp 966–968 | Cite as

Laproscopic loop ileostomy for temporary fecal diversion

  • Robert E. H. Khoo
  • Jill Montrey
  • Max M. Cohen
Technical Notes


Loop ileostomy is an effective means of temporary fecal diversion. This type of stoma is easy to manage and closure does not require formal laparotomy. We describe a laparoscopic technique of loop ileostomy formation. The procedure can be done with ease and with less discomfort and morbidity when compared with open laparotomy.

Key words

Laparoscopy Ileostomy Loop ileostomy Surgical technique 


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© American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert E. H. Khoo
    • 1
  • Jill Montrey
    • 1
  • Max M. Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgery and Videoscopic Surgery CenterRose Medical CenterDenver

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