Definitions for "Ileostomy"
Keywords:  ileum, stoma, abdomen, stool, bowel
A surgically created opening from the small intestine to the abdominal surface for the passage of stool.
the surgical creation of an opening between the surface of the skin and the ileum, the lowermost section of the small intestine.
This is when the open end of the healthy ileum is diverted to the surface of the abdomen and secured there to form a new exit for waste matter. back
a treatment option for patients who do not respond to medical or dietary therapies for ulcerative colitis