Minimally Invasive Approach for Stoma Creation

  • Seth I. Felder
  • Zuri Murrell
  • Phillip FleshnerEmail author


Laparoscopic stoma creation has become a favorable alternative to conventional open stoma construction, proving to be safe and effective. Laparoscopic techniques permit full visualization of the abdominal cavity, minimize surgical trauma, and afford the potential benefits of improved cosmesis, reduced pain, and a shorter recovery time. In this chapter, we will review the technical aspects of a laparoscopic stoma construction for both small and large bowel and through various minimally invasive approaches.


Rectus Muscle Rectus Sheath Parastomal Hernia Stoma Site Stoma Creation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seth I. Felder
    • 1
  • Zuri Murrell
    • 1
  • Phillip Fleshner
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Colon and Rectal SurgeryCedars-Sinai Medical CenterLos AngelesUSA

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