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A proposal for a tailored approach to diverting ostomy for colorectal anastomosis.

Authors
  • Manzenreiter, Lisa1
  • Spaun, Georg2
  • Weitzendorfer, Michael3
  • Luketina, Rosalia4
  • Antoniou, Stavros A5
  • Wundsam, Helwig2
  • Koch, Oliver O3
  • Emmanuel, Klaus3
  • 1 Department of Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria - [email protected] , (Austria)
  • 2 Department of General and Visceral Surgery, Ordensklinikum Linz, Sisters of Charity Hospital, Linz, Austria. , (Austria)
  • 3 Department of Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria. , (Austria)
  • 4 Department of Plastic, Aesthetic, Hand and Reconstructive Surgery, Burn Center, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany. , (Germany)
  • 5 Department of General Surgery.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva chirurgica
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2018
Volume
73
Issue
1
Pages
29–35
Identifiers
DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4733.17.07486-7
PMID: 29154517
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both methods have advantages and disadvantages. Loop transverse colostomy could be the preferred technique for older patients to avoid electrolyte disorder and renal insufficiency. Further prospective trials with documentation of electrolyte metabolism and quality of life should follow.

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