Tube enterostomy after small bowel resection

William Rappaport, Anthony Guzauskas

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Ostomy formation can be technically difficult when mesenteric shortening and thickening are present. In addition, the high output that follows a small bowel ostomy can be debilitating in the elderly patient or the patient with underlying medical illness. We describe a technique to avoid these difficulties.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-257
Number of pages2
JournalThe American Journal of Surgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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