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Please help! what is the difference between a urostomy and a iliostomy?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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Urostomy is for urinary diversion when the urinary bladder is removed ileostomy is for stool/fecal diversion when the colon is removed when it is permanent or temporary if the colon needs diversion from the passage of stool on a temporary basis.

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Urostomy is for urinary diversion when the urinary bladder is removed ileostomy is for stool/fecal diversion when the colon is removed when it is permanent or temporary if the colon needs diversion from the passage of stool on a temporary basis.
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