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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
All is good: The doctor is telling you that when the terminal ileum (end of small bowel) was connected to the colon, the passage between then is open and working. ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
? regular cheek ups: Most likely they found in situ or early non spreading cancer, and good you got your colon removed. Ileorectal anastomosis will give frequent loose bm ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in 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 male asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Complex : If it is tiny, it should most likely resolve as the omentum seals it. Usually with a leak, bowel rest with TPN, antibiotics for a short period (not es ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Duvivier
32 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
What is the question: Please resubmit your question; as it is written it is currently not possible for me to answer. I look forward to your resubmission and being able to ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Entire sigmoid colon: The report you mentioned used standard language for a complete sigmoidoscopy. The report is telling the reader that the doctor used a sigmoidoscope to ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in 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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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Your PMD..: Your PMD/Surgeon will answer it better.....too many variables ......not disclosed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Exon
47 years experience in Pediatrics
Unclear: May indicate inflammatory bowel disease-talk to gastroenterologist.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in 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 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Are you sure?: Partial resection of the colon on Crohn's disease can be tricky and also can lead to complications such as obstruction of the colon that is left over. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Anatomy?: The transverse colon is riding roughly horizontally on top of the abdomen and the distal part is the part which is closest to the part when the colon ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Not recommended: Whenever there is evidence of dysplasia or cancer in the setting of crohn's colitis, it is probably better to consider a total proctocolectomy as ther ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in 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
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Dr. Jeremy Weinberger
22 years experience in General Surgery
Diverticulitis?: I'll assume you are asking about the role of antibiotics in diverticulitis. Diverticulosis is the presence of outpouches in the colon wall. It present ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience in General Surgery
Radiologist reading: This sounds like the interpretation of a radiologist read from a post operation film. Right after your surgery there are changes to be expected. If ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Maybe: a normal finding on an x-ray, such as barium enema or CT scan, or a normal finding on a colonoscooy. It shows evidence of healed prior colon resection ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Non Sequitur: Isolated phrase taken out of context is uninterpretable. They may be addressing residual Barium contrast remaining in descending colon on post evacuat ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Pancreaticojejunosto: It is called binding pancreaticijejunostomy.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
2 for 1: Strictly speaking, you have hernias--therefore, you should see a hernia surgeon. However, most general surgeons are "experts" in both colon resection ... Read More
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