Vermiform Appendix - Use As Access To Colon in Faecal Incontinence (ACE and Chait Tube)

Use As Access To Colon in Faecal Incontinence (ACE and Chait Tube)

The appendix is also used as a means to access the colon in children with paralysed bowels or major rectal sphincter problems. The appendix is brought out to the skin surface and the child/parent can then attach a catheter and easily wash out the colon (via normal defaecation) using an appropriate solution. See http://www.healthpoint.co.nz/default,169125.sm;jsessionid=1CD66A058B10550C51041E477C8E7075

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