Can you tell me what to do if I had my colon removed a few months ago and am having the pull through surgery next month. What will the "butterfly" ostomy look like?

See illustration. After a continent ileal pouch, which allows the rectal muscles to be spared, but instead of a large intestine to store stool, a pouch is created with the small intestine. The connection to the rectum must be protected by a diverting ileostomy, usually a loop ileostomy. A picture of this is shown at the following URL: