Who are the best ostomy specialists in the world?
Our ostomy specialists are well trained on the latest ostomy products, stoma management products, insurance reimbursement and coverage issues. Byram has a proud heritage of providing clinical support to ostomy patients.
Who are the nurses at Mercy outpatient ostomy clinic?
Mercy Outpatient Ostomy Clinic is staffed by certified ostomy care nurses and nurses specially trained in the care and management of an ostomy. We provide a full range of services for patients with an ostomy, as well as fistula wound management.
How does the ostomy center of Excellence work?
Our Ostomy Center of Excellence consists of a team of dedicated people that are 100% focused on ostomy care. Their goal is to ensure people with ostomies resume a normal lifestyle. Our ostomy specialists are well trained on the latest ostomy products, stoma management products, insurance reimbursement and coverage issues.
What do you need to know about an ostomy?
An ostomy is a surgical procedure used to create a stoma which is an opening in the abdominal wall that allows the passage of digested food or urine. Ostomies may be permanent or temporary, depending on the section of organ removed and the patient’s medical status.
What do you need to know about ostomy surgery?
What Is An Ostomy? Ostomy surgery is a life-saving procedure Ostomy surgery is a life-saving procedure that allows bodily waste to pass through a surgically created stoma on the abdomen into a prosthetic known as a ‘pouch’ or ‘ostomy bag’ on the outside of the body or an internal surgically created pouch for continent diversion surgeries.
What is the output of a colostomy or ileostomy?
The output from a colostomy includes liquid or formed stool (or somewhere in between), gas, and odor. An ileostomy is a surgically created opening into the small intestine through the abdomen.