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What happens during an ostomy reversal surgery?

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In brief: Reconnection

During surgery, the healthy portions of your bowel is reconnected to re-establish GI continuity.
Depends on the type of your ostomy and the overall healing inside your abdomen, at times the procedure can be done laparoscopically or through the ostomy itself.

In brief: Reconnection

During surgery, the healthy portions of your bowel is reconnected to re-establish GI continuity.
Depends on the type of your ostomy and the overall healing inside your abdomen, at times the procedure can be done laparoscopically or through the ostomy itself.
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