• takedown
  • this is usually done out of impossibility to perform a "double-barrel" or Mikulicz colostomy, which is preferred because it makes "takedown" (reoperation to restore normal intestinal continuity by means of an anastomosis) considerably easier. (wikipedia.org)
  • rectal
  • She was treated successfully for rectal cancer in 1994, and wrote a memoir, Second Act: Life After Colostomy and Other Adventures, about the experience. (wikipedia.org)
  • find
  • The predecessor of the Colostomy Association was the Colostomy Welfare Group, formed in 1967 following a pilot survey to find out if there was need for a national service for colostomates in the United Kingdom. (wikipedia.org)
  • problems
  • Wondering if anyone else as with a SCI and a colostomy is having problems and what they have done about them. (rutgers.edu)
  • Several types of food, or parts of some foods, must be avoided in a colostomy diet to prevent such problems. (wisegeek.com)
  • usually
  • It usually is necessary to restrict certain foods that can make digestion more difficult or make the colostomy difficult to manage. (wisegeek.com)