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urostomy vs ileostomy

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hunter
13 years experience General Surgery
Urostomy v ileostomy: A urostomy is a way to divert the flow of urine from the bladder. The most common is an ileal conduit. This is formed by connecting the ureters to a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Lots: Urostomy is for urinary diversion when the urinary bladder is removed ileostomy is for stool/fecal diversion when the colon is removed when it is perm ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 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
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Return to Normal: There are many conditions that require the intestinal contents to be temporarily diverted from a downstream area of disease; this is created by sewing ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Ilestomy is surgical procedure you have to cut the skin and the abdominal wall to reach to the gut
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Ostomy bags: There are many different types. The best advice i can give you is to go and see an ostomy nurse associated with a large colorectal center of excellenc ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
44 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopic: Surgery is minimally invasive surgery through 3-4 small incisions using special lighting, camera & small instruments to perform an abdominal surgery. ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alain Ades
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Ileostomy: Many surgeons do it in stages. Most will reqire 2-3 surgeries.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Appendicitis?: Typically, the appendix, along with all or most of the colon and rectum, is removed at the same time as the ileostomy is created. If the appendix was ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Kock pouch or a modification called the barnett continent ileal reservoir/bcir.

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