ToSCiN: Timing of Stoma Closure in Neonates’

A research study to determine whether or not it is feasible to conduct a clinical trial comparing ‘early vs late’ stoma closure in new-born babies.

About stomas

Some babies born prematurely, or with birth defects, require lifesaving surgery on their tummy. As part of this surgery, a stoma – which is where ends of the bowel are brought to the skin surface to allow the baby to ‘poo’ into a bag – is frequently required temporarily.

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