Normal stomas have a debit that varies between 500-1,000 ml per day due to ileostomies. The limit from which a stoma is considered to be producing a high debit is not clearly defined.
It is not easy for an ostomate to face the new lifestyle changes coming after the ostomy surgery. Find out how to cope with post-surgical depression here.
Each patient has unique needs, so the selection of supplements for the care of your colostomy is essential. Learn to choose the best colostomy bag here.
Convexity in Ostomy Appliances exists to provide an optimal peristomal seal. Find out more about the benefits and the convex ostomy supplies available here.
The frequency of ostomy bag change does not have a consensus. However, some recommendations related to changing frequency are common in several patients.
Before patient discharge from the hospital, an ostomy nurse should help you select an appropriate ostomy bag system, depending on the type of your ostomy.
An ostomy is a temporary or permanent surgical opening in the abdominal wall. Learn more about the types of ostomy procedures, causes and stoma care here.
A closed ostomy system is one of the types of ostomy pouches available to patients. Find out more about them here.