Technique for Atraumatic Delivery of Intestine Through the Abdominal Wall During Stoma Formation

Mavroidis Demetrios, Walter A. Koltun

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)461-463
Number of pages3
JournalDiseases of the colon and rectum
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1996


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Gastroenterology

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