A technique to minimize injury to the bowel and its associated mesentery during difficult stoma creation is presented. A penrose drain is used to ensheathe the terminal segment of bowel, creating a uniform “tube” of intestine, protecting and facilitating delivery of the bowel through the abdominal wall.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Diseases of the colon and rectum|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 1996|
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