Stomas for Large and Small Bowel
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).
KeywordsColostomy Ileostomy Stoma
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