Late complications in patients with intestinal ostomies who underwent a preoperative site marking

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Ostomy, Preoperative site marking, Post-Operative Complications, Nursing, Stomatherapy.

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Objectives: 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.

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Magali Thum, Universidade de Taubaté - UNITAU/SP

Enfermeira Estomaterapeuta. Coordenadora Adjunta da Pós-Graduação LatoSensu em Enfermagem em Estomaterapia;

Gerente Administrativa da Associação Brasileira de Estomaterapia - SOBEST

Maria Angela Boccara de Paula, Universidade de Taubaté - UNITAU/SP

Enfermeira Estomaterapeuta. Doutora em Enfermagem. Coordenadora da Pós-Graduação LatoSensu em Enfermagem em Estomaterapia, UNITAU/SP

Presidente da Associação Brasileira de Estomaterapia - SOBEST

Ana Beatriz da Silva Pinto Morita, UNIFATEA- Lorena/SP

Enfermeira Estomaterapeuta. Mestre em Enfermagem. Professora e coordenadora do curso de enfermagem do Centro Universitário Teresa D´Ávila. Lorena, São Paulo, Brasil.  

Aline Lino Balista, Universidade de Taubaté - UNITAU/SP

Enfermeira Estomaterapeuta. Mestre em Saúde Coletiva. Professora Auxiliar 1 da Faculdade de Medicina. Universidade de Taubaté Taubaté, São Paulo, Brasil. 

Ednalda Maria Franck, Universidade de Taubaté - UNITAU/SP

Enfermeira Estomaterapeuta. Mestre. Núcleo de Cuidados Paliativos do Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da USP.

Coordenadora Adjunta da Pós-Graduação LatoSensu em Enfermagem em Estomaterapia;

Pamella Cristina de Carvalho Lucas

Enfermeira. Especialista em Saúde do Adulto e do Idoso (USP). 

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2019-02-19

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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

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