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Ileostomy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ileostomy
Tree Number(s)
E04.210.338.508
E04.579.338.508
Unique ID
D007081
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007081
Annotation
restrict to ileal stoma on abdominal wall: do not confuse with JEJUNOILEAL BYPASS
Scope Note
Surgical creation of an external opening into the ILEUM for fecal diversion or drainage. This replacement for the RECTUM is usually created in patients with severe INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES. Loop (continent) or tube (incontinent) procedures are most often employed.
Entry Term(s)
Continent Ileostomy
Incontinent Ileostomy
Loop Ileostomy
Tube Ileostomy
NLM Classification #
WI 512
See Also
Surgical Stomas
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Ileostomy Preferred
Tube Ileostomy Narrower
Loop Ileostomy Narrower
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