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J pouch surgery recovery?

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In brief: Depends

Depends on laparoscopic or open.
Also depends if any peri-op complication. If all goes well, hospital stay can be from 3 to 7 days. Most pts are doing normal activity in 1-2 weeks but takes good 2-3 months to fully recover.

In brief: Depends

Depends on laparoscopic or open.
Also depends if any peri-op complication. If all goes well, hospital stay can be from 3 to 7 days. Most pts are doing normal activity in 1-2 weeks but takes good 2-3 months to fully recover.
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