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Laparoscopic ileoanal pouch surgery

If you have had a colectomy, the laparoscopic ileoanal pouch surgery is a minimally invasive way for you to have more stool storage space.

A laparoscopic ileoanal pouch surgery is a procedure performed for patients who have had their colon and rectum removed (colectomy).

The surgery involves making 4 small cuts in the abdomen and joining the existing ileostomy to the anal canal. An ileoanal reservoir (or pouch) is surgically constructed from the bottom portion of the small bowel and is connected onto the top of the anus. This pouch provides a storage place for stool in the absence of the large intestine.

The surgery time is usually around 3-4 hours. As it is a major operation, patients are required to stay in hospital for about one week.

Following discharge, patients should not do any heavy lifting and are encouraged to keep mobile.

Specialists Offering Laparoscopic ileoanal pouch surgery

Mr Chelliah Selvasekar

Consultant General, Laparoscopic & Colorectal Surgeon

MBBS, MD, FRCS (Ed, Glas), FRCS Ed (Gen. Surg)

BMI The Alexandra Hospital

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Mr Richard Molloy

Consultant General Surgeon

MB BCh, FRCS(Ire), FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Gen), MD

BMI Ross Hall Hospital

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Mr Miguel Zilvetti

Consultant Laparoscopic General and Colorectal Surgeon

LMS, FRCS (Gen. Surgery)

BMI The Droitwich Spa Hospital

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Mr Steven Brown

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

MBChB, FRCS, MD, BMedSci

BMI Thornbury Hospital

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Mr Yasser Mohsen

Consultant Surgeon

MBBCh, FRCS(Gen), FRCS(Ed), MS

BMI Bishops Wood Hospital 1 more BMI The Clementine Churchill Hospital

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Mr Bala Piramanayagam

Consultant General & Colorectal Surgeon

MS,FRCS Ed, FRCS (Gen Surg)

BMI The Meriden Hospital

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