Published in Hospital Law Weekly, November 12th, 2009
"The use of a temporary colonic stent for the management of colostomy-related colocutaneous fistula has not been previously described. Two patients with colocutaneous fistula related to end colostomies and opening into midline laparotomy wounds were treated by temporary plastic stenting. A removable Polyflex silicone stent was inserted into the stoma. Stent...
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