Ileostomy, Loop

  • Jameson L. Chassin


Temporary ileostomy is used on rare occasions as the first stage of a subtotal colectomy for inflammatory bowel disease.


Distal Ileum Loop Ileostomy Subtotal Colectomy Fecal Diversion Proximal Limb 
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  1. Turnbull R, Weakley FL. Surgical treatment of toxic megacolon: ileostomy and colostomy to prepare patients for colectomy. Am J Surg 1971;122:325.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jameson L. Chassin
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  1. 1.Clinical SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York Hospital Medical Center of QueensFlushingUSA

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