Colostomy reversal

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Colostomy reversal, colostomy takedown
Intervention
ICD-9-CM46.52
 
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Colostomy reversal, colostomy takedown
Intervention
ICD-9-CM46.52

A colostomy reversal, also known as a colostomy takedown, is a reversal[1] of the colostomy process by which the colon is reattached to the rectum or anus, providing for the reestablishment of flow of waste through the gastrointestinal tract.

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