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With increasing use of minimally invasive techniques, the morbidity associated with cecopexy may decrease, although its effect on long-term recurrence remains to be seen. Cecostomy
has been associated with even higher complication rates more than 50% in some series and has largely been abandoned. More often, surgical resection with primary anastomosis has become the mainstay of therapy, with low morbidity and mortality and recurrence rates <10%.
is an alternative treatment in the high risk patient with a viable colon.
Other desperate measures in patients who continue to do poorly are cecostomy
MONTREAL -- Cecostomy
in children with chronic functional constipation can dramatically improve both symptoms and quality of life, Dr.
The success rates of antegrade fecal enemas, either a Malone antegrade continence enema (MACE) or cecostomy
tube, mandate their inclusion in preoperative discussions.
Measures such as colectomy, colostomies, and cecostomy
are commonly applied .
Despite aggressive medical management and colonic decompression the patient had recurrence of distension of his abdomen and underwent exploratory laparotomy and placement of cecostomy
The addition of the laparoscope in difficult percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy
placements is an innovative and less invasive alternative to converting to laparotomy, according to one expert.
ATLANTA -- The social stigma of fecal incontinence in children with spina bifida and congenital rectal abnormalities can be overcome with placement of a percutaneous cecostomy
He was placed back on extensive conservative bowel management with only mild response; eventually, he required insertion of a cecostomy
tube for antegrade irrigation.