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Colostomy Summary

Description: The surgical construction of an opening between the colon and the surface of the body.

Also Known As: Colostomies

Networked: 2467 relevant articles (84 outcomes, 138 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Colostomy is Relevant

  1. Rectal Neoplasms (Rectal Cancer) : 12 outcomes 21 studies in 197 results
  2. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 9 outcomes 18 studies in 287 results
  3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 8 outcomes 22 studies in 288 results
  4. Infection : 5 outcomes 5 studies in 72 results
  5. Peritonitis : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 73 results
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Drugs Related to Colostomy

  1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  2. Anorectal atresia
  3. Vancomycin
  4. Metronidazole (Metric)
  5. Acetylcholinesterase
  6. trastuzumab (Herceptin)
  7. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C)
  8. Cisplatin (Platino)
  9. Fluorouracil (Carac)
  10. erucylphosphocholine
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Therapies Related to Colostomy

  1. Ileostomy
  2. Sutures (Suture)
  3. Radiotherapy
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  5. Colectomy
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