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  • A colostomy is a common surgical procedure that pulls a section of the large intestine (colon) through an opening in the abdominal wall.
  • http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Colostomy/Pages/Introduction.aspx
  • A colostomy is a surgical procedure to divert one end of the large intestine (colon) through an opening in the abdominal wall (tummy).
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  • A colostomy is a surgical procedure in which a stoma is formed by drawing the healthy end of the large intestine or colon through an incision in the anterior abdominal wall and suturing it into place.
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  • What is colostomy creation?Colostomy creation is surgery that brings part of your colon (bowel) to the surface of your abdomen.
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  • A colostomy is an operation that creates an opening for the colon, or large intestine, through the abdomen.
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  • Having colostomy surgery is a life saving measure that enables a patient expel human waste (faeces) from the digestive tract, because the colon and consequently, the rectum has been disabled through colon surgery.
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  • A colostomy is a type of surgery that diverts waste from the large intestine to the outside of the body and can either be temporary or permanent.
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  • Colostomy is a surgical procedure that brings one end of the large intestine out through an opening (stoma) made in the abdominal wall.
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    News

    Why these Northern Ireland men are thankful to Brian Kennedy for breaking colostomy taboo
    News Now - Wednesday, March 20, 2019
    Nightclub bouncers ripped colostomy bag off Crohn's sufferer 'because they thought it was a security threat'
    Daily Mail - Tuesday, February 26, 2019
    10-year-old boy bullied over colostomy bag kills himself: cops
    New York Post - Thursday, January 24, 2019
    What's it's like being pregnant with a colostomy bag and a flesh-eating infection: Mother-of-two, 29, reveals excruciating saga of starting a family despite her digestive disease
    Daily Mail - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    My life with a colostomy bag is not a cautionary tale
    The Age - Thursday, November 30, 2017
    Plasma beam that blasts ovarian cancer: Lightsaber surgery lowers the risk of healthy cells being destroyed and patients needing a colostomy bag
    Daily Mail - Tuesday, October 24, 2017
    What is a stoma? Woman fitted with colostomy bag after bowel cancer surgery explains
    News Now - Tuesday, September 5, 2017
    Woman fighting colostomy bag stigma with online blog
    News Now - Thursday, September 15, 2016
    Young woman with agonising bowel condition is mortified to be told she was 'scaring the children' by swimming in her colostomy bag
    Daily Mail - Saturday, August 27, 2016
    Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Extraperitoneal Versus Transperitoneal Colostomy for Preventing Parastomal Hernia
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Thursday, June 9, 2016
    New pre-surgery technique may make colostomy bags redundant for emergency bowel cancer patients
    Science Codex - Sunday, June 5, 2016
    Short-term Outcomes After Open and Laparoscopic Colostomy Creation
    Wolters Kluwer Health - Thursday, May 12, 2016
    People say they'd rather die than have a colostomy bag - but I would have died without mine
    News Now - Wednesday, January 6, 2016
    A non-invasive form of radiotherapy helped me beat bowel cancer - without needing a colostomy,
    News Now - Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    Student's colostomy bag selfie on Facebook goes viral in its aim to help Crohn's and colitis sufferers
    Independent - Wednesday, August 26, 2015
    I ran 100 miles through India with a colostomy bag
    Telegraph UK - Friday, January 2, 2015
    Bodybuilder Wins Competition With His Colostomy Bag Produly On Show
    Huffington Post - Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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    Ostomy Pouching for Infants
           
    Learn how to care for your infant's colostomy and how to apply, empty and remove a pouch. This video is provided by UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.

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    A colostomy creates an opening on the abdomen (stoma) for the drainage of stool (feces) from the large intestine (colon).
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