Complications - Ileostomy, construction of

  1. Intraoperative complications

    • Planned stoma site cannot be used because of the intraoperative anatomy→ Relocation to a site that is more uncomfortable or difficult to reach for the patient: preoperative marking of a secondary site by a stoma nurse!
    • Failure to find the previously marked stoma site. Mark with waterproof pen, careful preoperative skin disinfection of the patient!
    • Injuries to other parts of the bowel
: Locate and suture the bowel injury!
    • Vascular injuries: 
Avoid putting traction on the mesentery!
    • Injuries caused by trocar positioning: 
Insert trocars under view, minilaparotomy!
    • Thermal injuries to the bowel or skin: 
Do not use monopolar diathermy!
    • Inability to construct the stoma because of adhesions (even with open technique)
Postoperative complications

General complications:General surgical risks (bleeding, secondary bleeding, thrombosis, embolism, H

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