Cawich, Shamir O.; Bambury, Ian; Mitchell, Derek I.G.; Plummer, Joseph; Newnham, Mark S.; Christie, Loxley
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Is a diverting colostomy required after repair of obstetric ano-rectal injuries?
The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine
Date of Publication
Injuries to the ano-rectum may occur during vaginal deliveries. Occasionally, colostomies are created in these patients in order to prevent contamination of the perineal repair. We explore the factors that assist in making the decision for a colostomy.