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ileostomy

[‚il·ē′ä·stə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical formation of an artificial anus through the abdominal wall into the ileum.
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17 conducted a study on closure of loop ileostomy as day care procedure; the variables included in the study were cost, complications, hospital stay and readmissions.
Postoperative course in the hospital like timing of starting oral feeds, day of start of ileostomy function and average length of stay was recorded.
Michael Anderson on holiday and, right, taking a selfie with the ileostomy bag that has changed his life for the better
This alternative to the conventional Brooke ileostomy allows a patient to be free of wearing an external pouch or appliance to collect waste following removal of the large intestine (colon) and rectum to cure conditions including Ulcerative Colitis and Familial Polyposis syndromes.
Following anterior resection of rectal cancer, de-functioning Ileostomy closure may be significantly delayed by adjuvant chemotherapy retrospective study.
There is a small but growing focus on the question of the experience of stoma and the introduction of an ostomy appliance in the nursing literature, researching how nurses might understand, treat and care for patients living with a colostomy or ileostomy bag.
My Crohn's has left me with a permanent ileostomy, no large intestine, colon, rectum, anus, or inner thigh muscles as they were used for plastic surgery on my wounds.
The Tremains Primary School pupil has suffered complex health problems since her premature birth, and needs a surgically opened hole in her bowel, known as an ileostomy, closed in order to live a normal life.
Long was complaining of pain at her new ileostomy site and requested a dry gown.
also showed in their study that there were no statistically significant differences in creating and closing ileo and colostomy; however, according to the surgeon's opinion, ileostomy closure carries a greater risk [29, 30].
HAVING AN ILEOSTOMY BAG ABBIE'S STORY Abbie, 22, suffers from debilitating Crohn's Disease, a condition which leaves her exhausted and in pain, as well as forcing her to follow a strict diet with no alcohol.
The patient had had multiple previous trans-abdominal surgeries including a colostomy and ileostomy.