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My surgeon says I cannot have an ileostomy reversal because of my history with leaking and complications. I understand this. I have read that the U.S. is behind some other countries with procedures to stop leaks.
I am wondering if anyone has heard of surgeons in other countries with advanced procedures that might make this reversal possible?
Thank you in advance!
Thank you for your answer. I recommended it to my surgeon and he was reluctant to do it because of my history of leaking. If I could find someone who could stop those leaks or prevent them, I'd be home free. I still may contact the surgeon you recommended, however. Thanks again!
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