• rectum
  • In this case, there may be a stenosis (narrowing) of the anus, or the anus may be missing altogether, with the rectum ending in a blind pouch. (wikipedia.org)
  • elastic
  • There are flexible elastic pouch belts available for extreme physical activity but some of these require the pouch to be worn sideways so it does not fill properly and the tight fit causes pancaking of the effluent. (wikipedia.org)
  • temporarily
  • for example, some people prefer to temporarily switch to a "mini-pouch" for swimming, intimate and other short-term activities. (wikipedia.org)
  • digestion
  • There is no clinical colostomy diet that all patients must follow, but it can be useful to determine which foods cause digestion problems. (wisegeek.com)
  • require
  • There are two main categories of anorectal malformations: those that require a protective colostomy and those that do not. (wikipedia.org)
  • wore
  • Women's wore their pouches underneath the vast array of petticoats and men wore leather pockets or bagges inside their breeches. (wikipedia.org)
  • bags
  • The first few days at home wearing, changing, and managing colostomy bags was a great challenge, and it really took some getting used to. (healdove.com)
  • ease
  • Stretch fabric allows you to pull covers on and off with ease without removing your pouch. (alibaba.com)
  • appliance
  • The appliance consists of two main parts: a pouch on which one of the coupling rings is mounted, and a faceplate to which the. (google.com)
  • No. 4,170,231 similarly illustrates an ostomy appliance having a pair of flexible plastic coupling rings for detachably supporting the pouch upon the faceplate. (google.com)
  • Systems
  • SenSura Mio Click closed is available in a broad range of flat baseplates consisting of various pre-cut or hole sizes which can be customised, with pouches in a variety of sizes available in transparent or neutral grey and with coupling systems of 40, 50, 60 or 70 mm in diameter. (coloplast.co.uk)
  • Ostomy pouching systems are air- and water-tight and allow the wearer to lead an active lifestyle that can include all forms of sports and recreation. (wikipedia.org)
  • size
  • The stomal- or colorectal-nurse does this initially for a patient and advises them on the exact size required for the bag (pouch)'s opening. (wikipedia.org)
  • especially
  • Some odor can be expelled through the charcoal filter especially if sufficient deodorant is not used in the pouch. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bible mentions pouches, especially with regard to Judas Iscariot carrying one around, holding his personal items. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Detachability of the pouch is therefore achieved while at the same time providing a faceplate that may remain adhered to the wearer for an extended period that suits his/her comfort and convenience. (google.com)
  • prevent
  • To prevent this some pouches are available with special charcoal filtered vents that will allow the gas to escape, and prevent ballooning at night. (wikipedia.org)
  • change
  • in general the further from the anus (i.e., the further 'up' the intestinal tract) the ostomy is located the greater the output and more frequent the need to empty or change the pouch. (wikipedia.org)
  • open
  • The bottom is open for easy emptying of your pouch. (alibaba.com)
  • The use of open-end vs. closed-end pouches is dependent on the frequency in which an individual needs to empty the contents, as well as economics. (wikipedia.org)