Ostomy Services at Kadlec includes ostomy care, rehabilitation and support for patients and their families in an outpatient setting. Certified ostomy nurses help patients adjust to a healthy, active lifestyle after ostomy surgery.
An ostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening in the wall of the abdomen to discharge waste from the bowel or the bladder. Ostomies may be temporary or permanent.
For some patients, life can seem overwhelmingly different following an ostomy procedure. The Outpatient Ostomy Clinic is located at the Kadlec Healthplex and staffed by certified ostomy care nurses, trained in the care and management of an ostomy. They are available before and after surgery to help patients and their families with education and support. The goal is to help patients adapt to life and return to normal activities as soon as possible. The ostomy team works with patients of all ages and coordinates care with patients’ physicians to provide:
Referrals to Kadlec’s Outpatient Ostomy Clinic can be made by a physician.
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