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Colostomy - series: Normal anatomy

 Normal anatomy

Colostomy - series

  • Normal anatomy
  • Indication
  • Procedure, part1
  • Procedure, part 2
  • Aftercare
  • The colon or the large intestine connects the small intestines to the rectum.

    Update Date: 5/15/2008

    Updated by: Robert A. Cowles, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

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