The main reasons a temporary stoma may be formed are for bowel cancer,
inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and injuries to the bowel that mean it
has to ...
Some ostomates are given a temporary stoma but decide to keep it, because they
worry about the effects of a reversal and do not wish to have another operation ...
Surgery to reverse a temporary colostomy or ileostomy (reconnection of the
bowel) is a relatively minor procedure. Deciding when to do the reversal depends
Temporary stomas are usually formed to allow the bowel to heal properly after it
has been cut and reattached ( anastomosis ). This temporary stoma will usually ...
If your colostomy is intended to be temporary, further surgery will be needed to
reverse it at a later date.
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 ...
Jul 1, 2014 ... Many people with a temporary colostomy will be able to have a reversal at some
point. There are a variety of factors that affect whether you ...
Jul 18, 2006 ... We are seeing more and more colostomy reversal surgeries being performed, but
what can you expect? | Ostomyland.com, ostomy support ...
As part of your bowel operation you may have had a temporary stoma formed. ...
Surgery to reverse a temporary stoma is basically to 'reconnect the bowel', once ...
Oct 23, 2014 ... This article will tell you what you need to know about this temporary procedure
and its final culmination in reverse colostomy surgery.