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Research Article

Challenges of Managing Emergency Ileostomy: Nutrition—A Neglected Aspect

Table 2

Postoperative complications encountered.

ComplicationsNo. of patients (%)

Wound infection44 (75.8%)
Wound dehiscence33 (56.9%)
Chest infection23 (39.6%)
Urinary tract infection11 (18.9%)
Respiratory failure8 (13.8%)
Renal failure5 (8.62%)
Cardiac failure3 (5.2%)
Anastomotic leak2 (3.4%)
Skin excoriation36 (62.1%)
Dehydration17 (29.3%)
Prolapse9 (15.5%)
Proximal perforation3 (5.2%)
Retraction of stoma1 (1.7%)

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