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Abdominal Perineal Resection
Hi, well basically I've been suffering with light lower Abdomen and lower back pain with sudden stabbing perineal pain. What's going on?
Get checked.: We don't have enough information to figure out what's wrong. How long have you had it? Do you have problems urinating? A fever? Diarrhea or constipation? If this has occurred for a couple of days and not gotten better, you need to be checked to be sure you don't have a serious infection. ...Read more
What kind of IV access (regular, picc, midline?) is typically used for abdominal anterior resection surgery?
IV access: If you are relatively healthy and do not require central line, the most is needed peripheral IV access. Your anesthesiologist knows the surgeon, his skills and potential for blood loss, ( which is unlikely). Anesthesiologist will make decision what kind of access he/she needs. When the patient is asleep he can start second IV if nessasary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is perineal rectosigmoidectomy? What is a low anterior resection with rectoplexy? Can either be done microscopicaly? Should an 86 year old woman have this done? We don't want her to go through a major surgery and be in pain for long. Her rectal prol
Both : Both these procedures are done for rectal prolapse. The perineal rectosigmoidectomy is done from below by making an incision and removing the rectum and the last part of the colon to prevent the rectum from prolapsing (also known as the altemeier procedure) the second procedure you mention is the low anterior resection with rectopexy is done through the abdomen and the surgeon removes a part of the colon and pulls the rectum up and sutures it to the inlet of the sacrum to prevent it from prolapsing back out. For an 86 year old unless she is in great medical condition the first procedure perineal rectosigmoidectomy would be a safer procedure as it is less invasive and offers a good outcome. ...Read more
What kind of diet restrictions must be made after having a jejunal resection for abdominal obstruction? The surgery happened 2 months ago.
After colon resection and at home became very painful in abdomen back in hosp and gave me an enema could this have caused resection to come apart?
For a laparoscopic abdom anterior perineal approach with trans rectal resection. Will they remove a person's seminal vesicles? No disease in area.
Can I use an abdominal EMS toner 2 years after colorectal cancer (single node involvement) having had resection and chemo. All scans since NED.
Why would U want to?: While an EMS device may be able to temporarily strengthen, tone or firm a muscle, no EMS devices have been cleared for weight loss, girth reduction, or for obtaining "rock hard" abs. FDA reports shocks, burns, bruising, skin irritation, & pain associated with use of some EMS's, as well as interference with implanted devices. Rethink? (REF: www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=20437) ...Read more
Crohn's since 1999 resection done two years ago. Maxed out on remicAde (infliximab) I have chronic pain in abdomen and my joints are killing me. Any suggestion ?
What do I expect to feel like waking up from abdominal low anteria resection of rectal cancer surgery? Emergency surgery/no time for surgeon consult.
My appendix is in my RUQ due to 50% colon resection. What would appendicitis feel like in my case? Been having severe abdominal pain x 3 days in RUQ
That could be.: Being your appendix is now in that area, we could consider this to be possibly appendicitis, especially if you have nausea, fever and a complete lack of appetite (symptoms that typically accompany appendicitis). But, RUQ pain could also be from the gallbladder, liver pancreas or intestines. I think you need an investigation - blood testing and ultrasound/CT scan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer