Curr Opin Gastroenterol 2021 Jul;37(4):320-327
IBD Outpatient Clinics, Colorectal Surgery Unit, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná (PUCPR), Curitiba, Brazil.
Purpose Of Review: Despite advances in medical and surgical therapy in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) management, intestinal stomas can be needed in a significant proportion of patients. The impact of stomas in patients' lives is significant, and the topic is still challenging for different specialties involved in IBD care.
Recent Findings: Indications for intestinal ostomies in IBD can occur in elective (malnutrition, anemia, or previous steroids) or emergency (perforation, abdominal abscess, obstruction) settings. Read More