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ISSN: 2643-6760

Surgery & Case Studies: Open Access Journal

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Complications of Stoma and The Management

Volume 2 - Issue 2

Thamilselvam P*

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    • Department of surgery, National defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia

    *Corresponding author: Thamilselvam P, Department of Surgery, National defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Received: February 08, 2019;   Published: February 21,2019

DOI: 10.32474/SCSOAJ.2019.02.000132

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Abstract

A patient with stoma (colostomy or ileostomy) has poor quality of life and when he/she faced with stomal complications (Skin eczema, ischemia/necrosis, retraction, mucocutaneous separation, parastomal abscess, colostomy diarrhoea, parastomal hernia, obstruction, prolapse and retraction), the quality of life would go further down. So the people who are working in health system need to have more knowledge about the stoma and its complications. The definition of Quality of life is individuals’ perception of their position in life in the contest of the culture and value system in which they live, in relation to their goals, expectations, standards and concerns affecting complex ways by the person’s physical health, psychological state, level of independence, social relationships to salient features of their environment [1].The quality of life is very important problem for the patients with colostomy since they underwent surgery which made them to travel in the society with a new quality of life [2].

Keywords: Stoma; Quality of Life; Parastomal Hernia; Prolapse of Stoma; Colostomy and Ileostomy

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