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Stoma-related complications after stoma construction in emergency surgery.
University West, Department of Nursing, Health and Culture, Division of Nursing.
2009 (English)In: 10th European congress for nurses with interest in stomacare. Portugal, Porto, June 14-17, 2009., 2009Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

PURPOSE; Prospectively longitudinal study of the frequency and type of stoma-related complications after stoma construction in emergency surgery. METHOD; 153 patients were operated acutely with a colostomy, ileostomy or loop-ileostomy formation between April 2003 and March 2005 at the Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg, Sweden. The postoperative follow up took place in the ward and another five times two years after discharge. On these occasions diameter, height and shape of the ostomy were recorded. Peristomal skin problems, necrosis, leakage due to low ostomy, stenosis, granuloma, prolapse and peristomal hernia were evaluated. Use of convexity appliance was also documented. RESULTS were based on 144 patients 85 women and 59 men with a median age of 67 (range 23-98) years. The ostomy diameter size was postoperatively on the ward median 34 (r 22-80) mm but had reduced to 25 (r 22-60) mm in two weeks. Postoperatively on the ward 31% of colostomy was oval, and 24% of the ileostomy. After 12 months was 21% of the colostomy oval. Irrespective of ostomy types the most common complication was skin problems, most frequent in those with loop ileostomy (48%) hernia was most common in patients with colostomy (26%) at 12 months of follow-up. A patient may have developed more complications such as necrosis of stomin as the cause of this even skin problems. The patients with ileostomy used convexity appliance common in 6 month (67%) and the patients with colostomy in one year (29%). CONCLUSION This study shows that while skin problems dominated in ileostomy patients (48% in loop ileostomies) peristomal hernia was the most common complication in colostomy patients (26%). Early stoma nurse assistance in the acute phase and regular postoperative follow-up subsequently is very important.

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2009.
Keyword [en]
stoma construction, emergency surgery
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Nursing Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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NURSING AND PUBLIC HEALTH SCIENCE, Nursing science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hv:diva-2548OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hv-2548DiVA: diva2:325397
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European congress for nurses with interest in stomacare. Porto
Available from: 2010-06-18 Created: 2010-06-18 Last updated: 2015-02-03Bibliographically approved

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