The colostomy is a technique that causes around 40% of complications secondary to this technique.
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.
A closed ostomy system is one of the types of ostomy pouches available to patients. Find out more about them here.
Find out more about colostomy irrigation, a way for some colostomy patients to evacuate stool by means of a water enema performed through the stoma.
There is debate concerning the incidence of incisional and parastomal hernias after different types of surgery. Learn more about this debate here.
Learn more about Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, a new, less-invasive, and safer procedure that may be used for incisional hernias and parastomal hernias.
Find out more about incisional hernias, which develop as a result of your ostomy surgery, and consist in part of the intestine lodging inside the incision.