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Loop Ileostomy Risks
Not really: A loop ileostomy is an ostomy where both upstream and downstream ends of the bowel come through the same opening in the abdominal wall. It can be different in terms of what segment of bowel is used. It usually allows for a simpler closure of the ileostomy and a shorter recovery time following pouch surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi,ihad loop ileostomy 23may14..the mucas fitula only protruded above the skin one inch.it is now approx.8 inches above.i have been told this is ok.??
Prolapse: It is okay; you are experiencing prolapse of the mucous fistula. This can be troublesome because it makes dressing your appliance harder and it can cause more drying of the tissue. As long as you are not having pain and no issues with your BMs then it is ok to watch. You can try to gently push it in yourself. Fixing the prolapse can be complicated and require extensive surgery. Good luck! ...Read more
Can a loop ileostomy be reversed if there's no active Crohns but a lot if scare tissue in the rectum?
Possibly: Whether this can be done depends on how much scar tissue there is around the rectum. Your surgeon and gastroenterologist will be important resources to help you answer this question. ...Read more
What's the difference between a loop transverse colostomy and a loop ileostomy, details please, thanks a lot guys?
After having a temporary loop ileostomy do you still get peristalsis in the large intestine that has been left in?
Father diagnosis with t3n1m0 6 months back... Followed with a surgery a part of colon removed with diverting loop ileostomy.. Fillowed by 6 cycle of xelox ch?
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 reconnection of the ileum to the colon or intestine( or in some cases creating an ileal pouch). It really depends on the exact circumstance of the ileostomy and what else was done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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