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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ostomy_pouching_system

An ostomy pouching system is a prosthetic medical device that provides a means for the collection of waste from a surgically diverted biological system (colon, ...

www.ostomy.org/What_is_an_Ostomy.html

This section covers terminology in two primary areas: types of ostomies and ... with any pouch, consult your ostomy nurse, caregiver or ostomy product supplier.

www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/ostomy-0

OSTOMY. An ostomy, or stoma, is a surgically created opening between the intestines and the abdominal wall. The most common types of ostomy connect either ...

www.fascrs.org/patients/disease-condition/ostomy-expanded-version

An ostomy is a surgically created opening between an internal organ and the body surface. Ostomies are often created as a part of intestinal surgery when there ...

www.gicare.com/diseases/ostomy

An ostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening on the abdominal wall for waste products to move out of the body. It is performed when a medical ...

medlineplus.gov/ostomy.html

May 11, 2017 ... An ostomy is surgery to create an opening (stoma) from an area inside the body to the outside. It treats certain diseases of the digestive or ...

www.coloplast.us/ostomy/people-with-an-ostomy/before-ostomy-surgery

It's natural to have a lot of questions before ostomy surgery. In this section, you can start getting some answers. You'll find information about the different types of  ...

www.cancer.org/treatment/treatments-and-side-effects/physical-side-effects/ostomies.html

An ostomy (or stoma) is a surgical opening made in the skin as a way for waste products to leave the body. An ostomy can allow wastes to leave from the ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/04/27/well/live/dealing-with-an-ostomy.html

Apr 27, 2017 ... The artwork “Intimate Apparel” by Carol Chase Bjerke displays an ostomy pouch as if it were a delicate piece of lingerie. Credit Carol Chase ...