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City to host int'l conference on stoma

Update: October, 18/2014 - 09:13
HCM CITY  (VNS) — The 8th Congress of the Asia Society of Stoma Rehabilitation and Asia South Pacific Ostomy Association will be held in HCM City from October 31 to November 1.

The biennial conference, titled "Enhancing the quality of life of ostomates," will discuss the various aspects of stoma rehabilitation and discuss the problems facing ostomates, or people who have undergone ostomy, a surgery to create a stoma.

A stoma is a surgically constructed opening, especially one in the abdominal wall, that permits the passage of faeces and urine.

Experts from Asia and other countries around the world will discuss total care for ostomates, stoma rehabilitation, wound care and other issues at the event. — VNS


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