Open End Colostomy
The Open End Colostomy course will teach you:
- To create an open end colostomy for diversion of faecal flow through the abdominal wall to the outside in a controlled and hygienically manageable manner.
Special attention is paid to the following hazards you may encounter during the Open End Colostomy:
- Inferior epigastric vessels injury
- Width of enterotomy aperture
With the following tips you might perform the Open End Colostomy even better:
- Skin cylinder removal
- Aperture creation after midline incision
- Stoma aperture too small
- Stoma aperture too wide
- Bowel vascularization check
After studying the Open End Colostomy course you are familiar with the most common complications:
- Retraction of the stoma
- Prolapse of the stoma
- Parastomal herniation
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Identify the location for the stoma.
Retract the colon medially.
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