What's the difference between an ileostomy reversal surgery and a Ileoproctostomy?

Bowel connections. Ileostomy reversal takes down outside cutaneous opening of ilium (part of small bowel) and attaches it to another loop of bowel usually colon for internal connection. Ilioproctostomy specifically attaches ilium to rectum. .

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What's the difference between an ileostomy reversal surgery and a Ileoproctostomy?

Here goes. The ileostomy reversal is removal of the stoma and hooking up the ileum to the colon (again) The ileoproctostomy hooks removes the stoma and hoks up the ileum to the upper rectum. Read more...
Amount of bowel. Ileum to another section of small intestine if available to maximize absorption surface, or anastomoses to section of colon or rectum if no other usable small intestine. Read more...

Is there a difference between an Ileostomy Reversal surgery and an Ileoproctostomy surgery? If so, what's the difference?

Colorectal Surgeon. The two surgeries you describe are very different. I am first going to presume you have an existing ileostomy. An "ileostomy reversal surgery" does exactly what the name suggests. Your diverted segment of small bowel will be reconnected to the prior site. A "ileoproctostomy" would instead take the small bowel and connect it directly to your rectum. Read more...

What's the difference between an ileoproctostomy and an ileostomy reversal?

Anatomy. An ileoproctostomy is a connection (anastomosis) between the ileum (distal small bowel) and the rectum. It is done after removing the entire colon. An ileostomy is a creation of an opening on the abdominal wall, then bringing the ileum to it and opening it so that the bowel contents empty into a bag. An ileostomy can be done without removing the entire colon and can be reversed when indicated. Read more...

What's the difference between a Brooke Ileostomy placement and an Ileoproctostomy?

Good difference. Brooks ileostomy is when a person loose all their colon or most of it by preserving the rectum, and the end of the ileum come out through the abdominal wall and connect to a bag to collect the stool it comes in different forms and function like continent vs incontinent . Visible vs non visible. Ileoproctostomy is when they connect that distal ileum to what ever left of the Colon mostly the rectum. Read more...

Please explain in laments terms what exactly the difference is between an Ileostomy and an Ileoproctostomy. What determines having 1 over the other?

Simple term explains. ' Ileostomy ' means end of ileum ( small bowel ) was brought our side , bowel contents leaks out into a bag Most likely the entire colon including rectum was removed due to disease or some times temporary staged procedure . In ' ileo-proctostmy ' ileum was connected to rectum no bag needed , go to bath room normal way. Read more...

Can an Ileoproctostomy be performed after a subtotal colectomy with Ileostomy placement has already been done?

Ileoproctostomy. Ileoproctostomy can be done after ileostomy provided the particular patieint is a candidate for the takedown and anastomosis of the ileum and the rectum. Read more...
Yes. After removal of all colon to the peritoneal reflection or just below, there is a stump of distal bowel that remains. In many cases the surgeon can anastomosis proximal bowel to the anal stump at the levators . (the muscles of the rectal sphincter). If an exiting ileostomy is present, a pouch can be formed and anastomosed to the region just above rectum. Read more...