A 42-year-old member asked:
how should i prepare for a total colectomy?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero answered
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
A significant change: I am sorry you have to go through this tough surgery. But sometimes that is the only way to treat several serious conditions. Is there any consideration for reconnect the bowel with your rectum, or maybe have an ostomy created?
Answered on Apr 16, 2018
Dr. Emil Shakov answered
16 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Good bowel prep: Otherwise have good family support. I usually have patients take mag citrate 300ml times two starting 12 pm day before on liquid diet, morning of surgery a fleets enema.
Answered on Mar 3, 2018
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