Non cancer diagnosis for hemicolectomy

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Re: Non cancer diagnosis for hemicolectomy

Postby Capercrohnieileo » Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:35 am

I haven't had a right hemi but I have had a total proctocolectomy for non cancer reasons (Crohn's and fistulas). Having an ileostomy has made my life so much better Crohn's wise.
Severe Crohn's colitis jan 2015
Developed fistulas feb 2015
Open total proctocolectomy with end ileostomy (bye bye colon and rectum hello barbie butt) because of fistulas, Crohn's and crc risk May 5, 2017
Gastroduodenal Crohn's Nov 1, 2017
Severe Gastroparesis (delayed gastric emptying) Nov 9, 2017 GES showed 70 % remaining in stomach at 4 hrs. Normal is <10%
Jejunostomy (J tube) surgery Oct 17, 2018.
Didn't go so well. Small bowel obstruction found Oct 26, 2018, day 46 of this hospitalization.

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