USE OF A CONTROLLED DUODENAL FISTULA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF A MAJOR DUODENAL INJURY Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The management of a major duodenal injury associated with gross peritoneal contamination caused by multiple colonic perforations is reported. Resection of devitalized duodenum with creation of a controlled duodenal fistula, a jejunostomy and three colostomies, together with subsequent reconstruction, led to a successful outcome.

publication date

  • February 1986