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Types of Colostomy

Double Barrel Colostomy
Double Barrel Colostomy

double-barrel colostomy Most often a temporary colostomy with two openings into the colon: one distal and one proximal. Elimination occurs through the proximal stoma, allowing the distal length of the colon to rest and heal.

End Colostomy
End Colostomy

A colostomy is a surgical procedure in which an opening 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.

Loop Colostomy
Loop Colostomy

A colostomy can be constructed as a loop colostomy or as an end colostomy. A loop colostomy is defined as a stoma in which the entire loop of colon is exteriorized and both the proximal limb and the distal limb open into the common stoma opening and are not transected.

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