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2020 Nov 12

Acta Chir Belg

Incidence and risk factors of delayed development for stoma site incisional hernia after ileostomy closure in patients undergoing colorectal surgery with temporary ileostomy.


Calvo Espino P, Sánchez Movilla A, Alonso Sebastian I, García Schiever J, Varillas Delgado D, Sánchez Turrión V, López Monclús J
Acta Chir Belg. 2020 Nov 12:1-26.
PMID: 33176613.


Stoma site incisional hernias after ileostomy closure are complex hernias that can be associated with abdominal pain, discomfort, and a diminished quality of life. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of incisional hernia (IH) following temporary ileostomy reversal in patients undergoing colorectal surgery, and the risk factors associated with its development.