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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Some diseases: Conditions when all of the colon needs to be removed such as crohn's or ulcerative colitis. Emergency surgery when there is a colon blockage such as f ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Reconnect intestine: This generally refers to the removal of an ileostomy (loop of intestine attached to the skin so stool can drain into a bag on the abdomen) and reconne ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Surgical improvement: Ileostomy takedown is a surgical procedure to reattach the ileum to another part of the bowel, either ileum or part of the colon.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Some: An ilesotomy is a bowel surgery and will require incisions of some sort (laparoscopic versus open procedure). You can expect to have some degree of p ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Stein
23 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Tough one!: There is an ileorectal anastomosis - when the colon is removed we can attach the ileum - part of the end of the small intestine - to the rectum. Ther ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
This is when the: Colon is removed and part or all of the rectum is removed, then the small bowel or ileum is sewn/stapled to the rectum or anus, usually with the const ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Not to worry: If there is no history of ulcerative colitis in the past there is no reason to believe a reversal procedure will precipitate one. If you did not have ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Your PMD..: Your PMD/Surgeon will answer it better.....too many variables ......not disclosed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Stein
23 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
In the pelvis.: The pouch is made out of small intestine and sewn to the anal muscles. The actual location of the pouch is the pelvis. The pouch is completely insid ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Passage adjestment: Small pouch of stomach made in 'gastric by pass' is attached to small intestine (rest of stomach left out ) in order to allow the food pas through ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirpal Singh
23 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Depends on laparoscopic or open. Also depends if any peri-op complication. If all goes well, hospital stay can be from 3 to 7 days. Most pts are doing ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Intubation: You do not know it. Usually Propofol is used prior. You will have no memory of it.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Insert drain: Ileostomy after rectal cancer is used to protect the rectal resuturing to establish continuity in the bowel. II there is some kind of abscess and leak ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
J pouch: Ileoanal reservoir surgery is something used if a person needs their entire colon removed due to disease such as ulcerative colitis. It is an internal ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes : Yes & laparoscopic colostomy reversal is when it is done through a scope.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: This type of surgery which includes removal of all the colon and then an ileo-rectal pouch anastomosi is used for complicated ulcerative colitis, with ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
I would go for: ileo-rectal anastamosis. You can always go back to colostomy. Consult with your surgeon regarding specific advice in your case.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: It depends on whether or not the rectum was removed or not. There's no reason to think you have a sphincter problem, and if that's true, along with th ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Controlled ostomy: A continent ostomy is an ostomy that does not flow or leak continuously into a bag. It is usually skin level, nonobtrusive and can be drained or empti ... Read More
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Edmison
18 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: Most colon anastomotic ulcers are chronic due to poor blood supply to that area. Usually not serious. If you have crohns, the ulcer could represent ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Many possibilities: Many things can cause a leak--poor blood supply, too much tension on the anastomosis, poor nutrition, use of immunosuppresants such as steroids, infec ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Reconnection: The reversal procedure is to re-establish colonic continuity so the patient can again eliminate via anus. Keep in mind that not all ostomies can or s ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
32 years experience General Surgery
Not sure: Not sure what kind of surgery you had, but colonic irrigation is not usually done after bowel surgery. You should ask your surgeon specifically what ... Read More
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