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What can I expect after a j-pouch procedure?
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Dr. J Roberts
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: Crohn's or UC
Inflammatory bowel disease or colonic inertia require a pancolectomy--removal of the entire colon.
The result is loose stool for 6-12 months, typically. And 1-6 bms/day. Stool bulking agents can lessen this issue, but the younger one is (<50 yrs old) the better the chance that this consequence will be mitigated with meds & diet & time.

In brief: Crohn's or UC
Inflammatory bowel disease or colonic inertia require a pancolectomy--removal of the entire colon.
The result is loose stool for 6-12 months, typically. And 1-6 bms/day. Stool bulking agents can lessen this issue, but the younger one is (<50 yrs old) the better the chance that this consequence will be mitigated with meds & diet & time.
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts
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In brief: Frequent loose BM
Those patients who have a j-pouch usually have many adjustments to make, however those that really needed it are ultimately better for it.

In brief: Frequent loose BM
Those patients who have a j-pouch usually have many adjustments to make, however those that really needed it are ultimately better for it.
Dr. Wendell Goins
Dr. Wendell Goins
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