Sugar in the reduction of incarcerated prolapsed bowel
Incarcerated, prolapsed rectum, colostomies, and ileostomies, when viable, may be reduced using ordinary table sugar. The placing of sugar granules on the incarcerated bowel results in a decrease in tissue edema and spontaneous bowel reduction. The technique, case reports, and a review of the literature are herein reported.
Key wordsSugar Incarcerated Colostomy Ileostomy Rectal prolapse Hemorrhoidal prolapse Stomal prolapse Surgical technique
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