Rekha Khatri

Specialist General Surgeon, Urban Health Centre, Karachi, Pakistan


  • Research   
    Mortality and Morbidity after Colostomy Reversal Among Patients admitted in Surgical Department
    Author(s): Rajesh Kumar Chhabrya, Muhmmad Bilal*, Muhammad Javaid Rashid, Sunil Dut Sachdev, Ishfaq Ahmad Khan and Rekha Khatri

    Objective: To investigate the mortality and complications related with the temporary colostomy reversal. Study Design: Prospective trail. Place and duration: In the Surgical Unit-II of Jinnah Post graduate medical centre Karachi Pakistan. for one-year duration from May 2020 to May 2021. Methodology: All patients with temporary colostomy who underwent reversal colostomy 3 months and above after primary injury were included in the study, distal bowel examination was done with sigmoidoscopy and Barium study. Preparation of the bowel was carried out with a solution of ORS and one gram of sodium pico-sulfate liquified in one litter of water. The colostomy repair was done in double layers with Vicryl 3/0 suture. All postoperative mortality and complications are studied. Results: A total of 116 patients underwent colostomy reversal within 3 years out of which male were 92 (79.3%) and female .. Read More»

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