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Ostomy General Information

What Is An Ostomy? (GLO-UOAA)

This section covers terminology in two primary areas: types of and continent procedures, and types of pouching systems with the major accessories and supplies.

Ileostomy, Colostomy, and Ileoanal Reservoir Surgery (NIDDK)

Colostomy

Colostomy (Mount Sinai Hospital)

Colostomy Fact Sheet ( Inc)

Colostomy Guide (PDF file from United Ostomy Association Inc)

This revised guide covers colostomy care and adjustment, anatomy and function, management, skin care, , daily life and diet.

Ileostomy Guide (PDF from United Ostomy Association Inc)

This revised guide covers standard , care and problem solving. Includes a resource guide and a glossary.

Ileostomy Fact Sheet (United Ostomy Association Inc)

Ileostomy (Mount Sinai Hospital)

Urostomy

 

Urostomy Fact Sheet (United Ostomy Association Inc)

Urostomy Guide (PDF file from United Ostomy Association Inc)

Covers normal function, reasons for and types of urostomy surgery, basic and potential problems.

Continent Urostomy Guide (PDF file from United Ostomy Association Inc)

Pelvic Pouch

 

Pelvic Pouch (Mount Sinai Hospital Canada)

Describes the different surgical scenarios for the Pelvic Pouch Procedure.

Ileal Pouch Reconstruction (The University of Wisconsin- General Surgery)

Ileal pouch reconstruction has allowed patients with conditions such as to avoid living with a permanent ileostomy and external appliance after colectomy.

Living with your J-Pouch (The J-Pouch Group)

An illustrated overview of the surgical procedure. This section is intended to address some of the surgical questions that face a patient who is about to undergo J-pouch surgery.

Video: “An Introduction to the Pelvic Pouch Procedure” (Mount Sinai Hospital)

“An Introduction to the Pelvic Pouch Procedure” is considered an essential tool to address concerns and questions from patients who are undergoing the Pelvic Pouch Procedure.

Ileoanal Resevoir (J-pouch) Guide (PDF file from United Ostomy Association Inc)

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