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Trephine colostomy: a warning.

By P. B. Loder and J. P. Thomson

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A case of trephine colostomy is presented in which air insufflation incorrectly identified the distal limb. Disaster was averted by correct identification at laparotomy. The probable cause of the error and methods of avoidance are discussed

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: Royal College of Surgeons of England
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2502453
Provided by: PubMed Central
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