Loop transverse colostomy versus loop ileostomy after low and ultralow anterior resection
BACKGROUND: Since the introduction of sphincter saving procedures for low and mid-rectal carcinoma and the associated high anastomotic leakage rate is a matter of troublesome. There is a consensus between surgeons that diverting proximal stoma decreases the incidence of clinical leakage. But the choice between loop transverse colostomy (LTC) and loop ileostomy (LI) still a matter of debate. In this ... إقراء المزيد