Surgical Legacy Technique


Cecostomy is an alternative to resection when there is impending perforation of the cecum secondary to a colonic obstruction or ileus. Colonoscopic decompression is a better alternative for cases of pseudoobstruction. Cecostomy is used only when other methods have failed.


Stab Wound Rubber Tube Colonic Obstruction External Oblique Aponeurosis Colonic Pseudoobstruction 
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