Intestinal Stomas

  • Laurence R. SandsEmail author
  • Floriano Marchetti


  • The colostomy was initially described by Littre in 1710.

  • Dr. John Young Brown of St. Louis introduced the ileostomy as part of the therapy for ulcerative colitis in 1913.

  • In 1952, when Brooke designed the everted stoma.


Rectus Sheath Parastomal Hernia Fascial Defect Hernia Formation Small Bowel Transit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Colon and Rectal SurgeryUniversity of Miami Miller School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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