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Stomas for Large and Small Bowel

  • Andrea BischoffEmail author
  • Alberto Peña
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Part of the Springer Surgery Atlas Series book series (SPRISURGERY)

Abstract

The creation of an intestinal stoma is an operation frequently performed in pediatric surgery, especially for cases of anorectal malformations or necrotizing enterocolitis, and occasionally for Hirschsprung’s disease. Its purpose is to divert the fecal stream, for various reasons. The diversion can be total (separated stomas) or partial (loop colostomies).

Keywords

Colostomy Ileostomy Stoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pediatric Surgery, International Center for Colorectal and Urogenital careChildren’s Hospital ColoradoAuroraUSA

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