Laparoscopic Stoma Construction and Closure



Laparoscopic stoma construction is an option when a stoma for fecal diversion is desired. This chapter describes the indications, contraindications, technique, and tactics for avoiding complications. It also describes techniques for laparoscopic closure of stomas.


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Further Reading

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  3. Wexner SD. Laparoscopic for malignant disease, seminars in laparoscopic surgery. New York: Westminster Publications; 2004.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Colorectal SurgeryCleveland Clinic FloridaWestonUSA
  3. 3.Department of SurgeryFlorida International University College of MedicineMiamiUSA
  4. 4.Department of SurgeryFlorida Atlantic University College of MedicineBoca RatonUSA

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