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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 27-29

Transcolostomy colectomy: A stoma revision technique to treat complex stoma prolapse

Department of Surgical Oncology, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Cancer Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Dr. Soumen Das
Om Skylark, 59, B.T. Road, Kolkata - 700 002, West Bengal
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijcs.ijcs_6_21

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Colostomies are commonly performed operation in colorectal surgery. These are not free of complications which vary from acute retraction, and malfunction to delayed stoma prolapse. Prolapse is an annoying complication that may lead to excoriation, obstruction, and gangrene. There are various ways of treating stoma prolapse. Here, we discuss and report one simple technique of stoma revision, called transcolostomy colectomy.

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