Late complications in patients with intestinal ostomies who underwent a preoperative site marking
Keywords:Ostomy, Preoperative site marking, Post-Operative Complications, Nursing, Stomatherapy.
AbstractObjectives: Describe late complications related to intestinal ostomies in patients undergoing a preoperative site marking. Method: Descriptive study with a quantitative approach. The convenience sample and was composed of 15 people with intestinal ostomies who underwent a preoperative site marking. Data collection was performed between January and March 2014 through a pre-established script that guided the physical examination and a questionnaire containing 13 questions related to the sociodemographic profile, diagnosis, and preoperative site marking. Results: It was verified that in 13 (87.7%) people who had site marked ostomies, it was located at a distance of more than 5 cm of surgical scars, iliac crest, umbilical scar, and waistline. Two people with ileostomy (13.3%) had intestinal loop protrusion short of recommended. Regarding postoperative complications, three participants (20%) presented peristomal dermatitis and one (6.7%), in addition to dermatitis, prolapse of the ostomy. Conclusion: The study showed that the postoperative complications reported by patients who underwent a preoperative stomatal site marking were poorly observed and that these was consisted of peristomal dermatitis and prolapse of the ostomy.
Download data is not yet available.
Metrics Loading ...
How to Cite
Thum M, de Paula MAB, Morita AB da SP, Balista AL, Franck EM, Lucas PC de C. Late complications in patients with intestinal ostomies who underwent a preoperative site marking. ESTIMA [Internet]. 2019 Feb. 19 [cited 2021 Nov. 27];16. Available from: https://www.revistaestima.com.br/estima/article/view/660