Late Perforation of Hartmann's Pouch: An Avoidable Complication
Perforation or disruption of a Hartmann pouch is an unusual surgical complication. When it does occur, it is usually an early complication. In this article, we report a perforation of a Hartmann pouch which happened 4-months after the Hartmann procedure was done. It was the result of distal obstruction.
"Late Perforation of Hartmann's Pouch: An Avoidable Complication,"
World Journal of Colorectal Surgery:
1, Article 17.
Available at: http://services.bepress.com/wjcs/vol1/iss1/art17
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