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If a balloon catheter cannot pass anastomosis site during anorectal manometry, does that mean there's likely a stricture there?

If a balloon catheter cannot pass anastomosis site during anorectal manometry, does that mean there's likely a stricture there?

Very: Possible with a prior anastamosis, that there is a stricture there. It may or may not be symptomatic and they may consider balloon dilation of the stricture. ...Read more

Anastomosis (Definition)

Literaly, two openings / streams come together. When two blood vessels join, or a surgeon joins two separated loops of bowel, an anastomosis ...Read more


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What does this mean,extraluminal cavities extendin into the lateral sides of pelvis alongside anastomosis,on both side, wit extension up to acetabulum?

What does this mean,extraluminal cavities extendin into the lateral sides of pelvis alongside anastomosis,on both side, wit extension up to acetabulum?

Extraluminal= outsid: of the bowel that was connected. Could B a few things, it seems it is large as it approaches the hip sockets in the pelvis. Could B blood or infection. It does need immediate attention. ...Read more

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What does patent end to side ileo colonic anastomosis in ascending colon mean? And characterized by healthy appearing mucosa! I had surgery in dec.

What does patent end to side ileo colonic anastomosis in ascending colon mean? And characterized by healthy appearing mucosa! I had surgery in dec.

All is good: The doctor is telling you that when the terminal ileum (end of small bowel) was connected to the colon, the passage between then is open and working. He has not scarred down to a small hole causing a problem. The lining of each tube, ileum and colon, is covered with mucosa and the appearance is health, not that of inflammation and such. This is a good report by description. Congratulations ! ...Read more

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What is a subtotal colectomy with small bowel sigmoid anastomosis appearing at the level of upper pelvis mean?

What is a subtotal colectomy with small bowel sigmoid anastomosis appearing at the level of upper pelvis mean?

Colectomy: It refers to taking out most of the colon or large bowel to the sigmoid and attaching the end of the small bowel to the sigmoid colon ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anastomosis?

What is the definition or description of: anastomosis?

Coming together: Literaly, two openings / streams come together. When two blood vessels join, or a surgeon joins two separated loops of bowel, an anastomosis is said to exist. ...Read more

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Whats ileorectal sigmoid anastomosis?

Tough one!: There is an ileorectal anastomosis - when the colon is removed we can attach the ileum - part of the end of the small intestine - to the rectum. There is also an ileosigmoid anastomosis - when the ileum is attached to the sigmoid colon. Often the area is called the rectosigmoid region so this leads to the confusion. There is no ileorectal sigmoid anastomosis. ...Read more

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After how many days we can start anti tubercular drugs in case operated case of resection anastomosis ?

After how many days we can start anti tubercular drugs in case operated case of resection anastomosis ?

TB: It is not clear from your question why the anti-TB meds were stopped. As soon as you can take things by mouth you should restart your treatment. ...Read more

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Do you need a colonoscopy when you have a ileoanal anastomosis?

Do you need a colonoscopy when you have a ileoanal anastomosis?

No: Typically this would mean your whole colon and rectum have been removed and a pouch made from the small bowel (j-pouch) is connected to your anal canal. No colon, no colonoscopy. You may need a pouchoscopy to evaluate the pouch, very distal rectum and anal canal. Same scope, looking at different things. Your surgeon should know when and if this needs to be performed. ...Read more

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Will i still need a colonoscopy when I have a ileoanal anastomosis?

Depends: It depends if there any rectal tissue left behind and if surgery is done for ulcerative colitis or other reasons. It remains controversial, and some doctors don't believe it is cost effective. ...Read more

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Will I still need a colonoscopy when you have a ileoanal anastomosis?

If colon still there: If they have removed the colon when they did your anastomosis, no--because there is no colon. If, however, the colon is still present (just bypassed) and there is a way to access this from the anus, then yes. ...Read more