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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

Download UOAA's Ostomy 101 Infographic for a simple way to communicate ... This section covers terminology in two primary areas: types of ostomies and ...

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 treats certain diseases of the digestive or urinary systems. Learn about different types of ostomy including colostomy and ileostomy.

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.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.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 ...