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Rocking Two Stomas…Rachel’s Story

How many of us when we are younger try to map our lives out? We give ourselves deadlines; by this age, I will be married, be the top or my career and have children! In all honesty how often do these plans actually happen when we want them…

Ileostomy

An Ileostomy is created when your bowel is redirected out of your abdomen. An Ileostomy normally involves removing the colon and in some cases the rectum. The Ileium (last part of the small intestine) is brought to the abdominal surface to…

Anal Repair Surgeries

If following an endoanal ultrasound scan, damage to the external anal sphincter has been diagnosed, surgical repair may be an option. The majority of sphincter repair operations are successful with 80% of people claiming to have a…

Surgeries For Haemorrhoids

If conservative treatments and/or medication have not worked and your haemorrhoids are large and causing you discomfort and pain, you may wish to consider surgery. There are some different surgical options available and you should discuss…

Colostomy

A colostomy is created when your colon is cut and brought to the outside through the abdominal wall to create an artificial opening. Your faeces is then collected in a bag called a colostomy bag that is attached to the opening until the…

PEC

A Percutaneous Endoscopic Colostomy (PEC) is carried out to help relieve severe bowel problems. An incision is made into the colon and a tube is inserted, through which patients can irrigate their colon once or twice a day. It offers an…

Rectal prolapse repair

A rectal prolapse can be repaired and the rectum fixed back in place. There are 2 ways to repair the prolapse, either by a repair through the anus without external incision (Delormes procedure) or through an incision in your abdomen…