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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Cawich, Shamir O.; Bambury, Ian; Mitchell, Derek I.G.; Plummer, Joseph; Newnham, Mark S.; Christie, Loxley
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Is a diverting colostomy required after repair of obstetric ano-rectal injuries?
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Journal Title
The Internet Journal of Third World Medicine
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2008
Volume ID
6
Issue ID
2
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Location/URL
http:; www.ispub.com/journal/the_internet_journal_of_third_world_medicine/volume_6_number_2_20/article/is_a_diverting_colostomy_required_after_repair_of_obstetric_ano_rectal_injuries.html
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Abstract
Injuries to the ano-rectum may occur during vaginal deliveries. Occasionally, colostomies are created in these patients in order to prevent contamination of the perineal repair. We explore the factors that assist in making the decision for a colostomy.