Retrograde colostomy and ileostomy enemas in neonates and infants: A simple combination of techniques

David C. Kushner, Robert H. Cleveland, Thomas E. Herman, Robert P. Foglia, Samuel H. Kim

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A combination of previously known techniques for retrograde opacification of ileostomies and colostomies has been used successfully in neonates and infants. This combination of techniques used on very small stomas allows easy retrograde opacification of bowel. The technique uses a small feeding tube, a larger Foley catheter with an inflatable balloon, and a Lucite compression device, the construction and use of which are discussed here.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)180-182
Number of pages3
JournalGastrointestinal Radiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1988



  • Barium enema, technique
  • Colostomy, radiography
  • Ileostomy, barium examination

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Gastroenterology

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