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my father had cancer colon and did subtotal colectomy , liver metastasis and intestinal leakage occuerd , ileostomy was done.can reanastomosis done

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Dr. Andres Katz
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
6 months: At least 6 months will allow the reaction in the abdominal cavity to diminish to safely reconnect the intestinal tract.
Dr. Emil Shakov
Aesthetic Medicine 17 years experience
Probably no: He sounds very ill and with stage 4 disease not likely anyone will take him for surgery again.

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