volume 39, issue 4, P461-462 1996
DOI: 10.1007/bf02054063
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Abstract: A technique to minimize injury to the bowel and its associated mesentery during difficult stoma creation is presented. A penrose drain is used to ensheathe the terminal segment of bowel, creating a uniform "tube" of intestine, protecting and facilitating delivery of the bowel through the abdominal wall.