How to Reverse a Colostomy
A colostomy is a surgical opening that is made through the abdomen to facilitate bowel movements from the large intestine, or colon directly into a pouch or bag instead of through the rectum. In some cases, a colostomy is temporary and may be reversed....
A colostomy reversal, also known as a colostomy takedown, is a reversal of the
colostomy process by which the colon is reattached to the rectum or anus, ...
Colostomy Reversal. The main reasons a temporary stoma may be formed are for
bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and injuries to the ...
Colostomy reversal. If your colostomy is intended to be temporary, further surgery
will be needed to reverse it at a later date. The reversal operation will only be ...
Surgery to reverse a temporary colostomy or ileostomy (reconnection of the
bowel) is a relatively minor procedure. Deciding when to do the reversal depends
I now have a colostomy that doctor hope to reverse end March 2014. ... My
colostomy reversal surgery was done six weeks ago and I am healing, just
Jun 1, 2015 ... What About A Colostomy Reversal. This is a decision that is for you and your
doctor to make. If you decide to have a reversal you will find the ...
Stoma reversal depends on the individual and the nature of the surgery.
Colostomy and ileostomy reversals are relatively common, whereas urostomy
To reverse or not to reverse – that was the question. I compared the pros and
cons of having an ostomy vs. not having one. But in all honesty, for anyone facing
My husband had a temporary Colostomy on the left side when he had his colon
resection in January. He went back for the reversal 6 weeks ...