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Table 3 Surgical procedures that lead to an ostomy

From: A study of long-term complications associated with enteral ostomy and their contributory factors

  Number Percentage (%)
Total colectomy and end ileostomy 14 9.6
Defunctioning traverse loop colostomy 36 24.7
Defunctioning sigmoid colostomy 43 29.5
Abdominoperineal resection (APR) 19 13.0
Anterior resection (AR) 10 6.8
Ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) with a diverting ileostomy 9 6.2
Defunctioning ileostomy 8 5.5
Hartmann’s procedure 5 3.4
Left hemicolectomy and transverse loop colostomy 1 0.7
Subtotal proctocolectomy 1 0.7