WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY, vol.30, no.10, pp.1935-1938, 2006 (SCI-Expanded)
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WORLD JOURNAL OF SURGERY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Background: Surgical patients frequently need some type of intestinal stomas for a wide spectrum of disorders. Maintaining effective and enough decompression of gastrointestinal tract, securing distal bowel segments and anastomosis are the primary goals of ostomy formation as well as providing a minimum complication rate of closure or "take-down".