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Continent ileostomy

Continent ileostomy

Continent ileostomy: Continent ileostomy is a bowel diversion surgery after removing all of the large intestine; the last part of the small intestine is used to create a bag (pouch) that is attached to a valve and the abdominal wall; liquid waste moving through the small intestine will be collected by attaching a tube and external bag to the opening (stoma).

Diseases And Conditions Treated: Continent ileostomy

These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Continent ileostomy:

Other Surgical Options: Continent ileostomy

Surgical procedure options to consider as an alternative for Continent ileostomy may include these surgeries:

  • Ileostomy
  • Internal colo-anal pouch (ileoanal reservoir surgery)

Anesthetic Requirements for Continent ileostomy

These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Continent ileostomy may include:

Procedure Complications: Continent ileostomy

Possible surgical complications of Continent ileostomy may include:

Prognosis for a Good Outcome: Continent ileostomy

The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.

Continent ileostomy: Other Names

Other names for this medical surgical procedures (Continent ileostomy) include:

  • Koch's pouch

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