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left hemicolectomy bowel

A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Reconsult surgeon: Maybe anastomotic (suture line) stenosis (stricture)

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
29 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Generally soon: 2-3 months post-op.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Question cut off: Please resubmit and include a specific and clear question.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Nothing: synonyms. Partial colectomy means as bowel resection of the colon and bowel rection can mean a partial resection of either the large or small bowel
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hunter
13 years experience General Surgery
It depends : This is a difficult question to answer without more data. Assuming they had some sort of small bowel resection and truly has "short gut," then reconne ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
No not really: you need to talk with your surgeon and inform them of this. This is NOT normal!!
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe long: The colectomy and ileostomy will not typically shorten life expectancy. Short bowel syndrome may shorten life span, but it depends on severity. There ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Difficult question: to answer without knowing much more details. Why was that surgery done? What is the remaining anatomy? Remaining colon or rectum in place? Reconnectin ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
38 years experience Addiction Medicine
Colectomy: It refers to taking out most of the colon or large bowel to the sigmoid and attaching the end of the small bowel to the sigmoid colon
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
It sounds like...: ...most of your colon was probably removed and the end of your small intestine was primarily surgically connected to the remaining sigmoid colon and r ... Read More
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