ileostomy ileostomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ileum through the abdominal wall to function as an anus; performed in cases of cancer of the colon or ulcerative colitis

News

  • HMHP Welcomes Frequent Traveler to Ostomy Support Group

    Stephen J. DeCapua, vice-president and chief financial officer of Duo-Corp., and a frequent flyer, will offer tips for traveling with an ostomy during the July meeting of the Younstown Area Ostomy Support Group. DeCapua has had an ileostomy since December 2008 and is accustomed to making long trips by car and plane. (PRWeb July 05, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013 ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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