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Colectomy without colostomy bag, can you tell me more?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
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Colectomy, sparing the rectum and attaching the last portion of small intestine to the rectum. Can still defecate thru the rectum but stools may be looser and mor frequent than with an intact colon.

In brief: Total

Colectomy, sparing the rectum and attaching the last portion of small intestine to the rectum. Can still defecate thru the rectum but stools may be looser and mor frequent than with an intact colon.
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