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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

The terms ostomy and stoma are general descriptive terms that are often used interchangeably though they have different meanings. An ostomy refers to the ...

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

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

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

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 urinary systems.

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.shieldhealthcare.com/community/ostomylife/2011/06/27/about-ostomies

Jun 27, 2011 ... An ostomy is a surgical operation that creates a new outside ... There are many medical conditions that might require an ostomy, including:.

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/ostomy-surgery-bowel

Ostomy surgery of the bowel, also known as bowel diversion, refers to surgical procedures that reroute the normal movement of intestinal contents out of the ...

www.hollister.com/en/products/ostomy-care-products

Browse Hollister Incorporated Ostomy Care Products including ostomy pouching systems and accessories. View product features and request samples.