The proximal end of the healthy colon is then brought out to the skin of the abdominal wall, where it is sutured in place. An adhesive drainage bag (stoma appliance) is placed around the opening. The abdominal incision is then closed.
UPHS Contact Us
Site Map Privacy
The University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA 1-800-789-PENN ©
2015, The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania