Plummer, J. M.; McDonald, Archibald H.; Newnham, Mark S.; McFarlane, Michael E.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Civilian Rectal Trauma: The Surgical Challenge [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
53 Suppl. 2
Civilian rectal trauma, though uncommon, is associates with significant morbidity. While there is no consensus on its treatment, the majority are treated with a diverting colostomy. This is associates with significant morbidity. The challenge is to reduce treatment related morbidity.