July 3, 2017
A pouchoscopy is a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure used to examine a continent pouch such as the BCIR.
February 6, 2017 by Ernest Rehnke, M.D.
Capsule Endoscopy lets your doctor examine the lining of the middle part of your gastrointestinal tract, which includes the three portions of...
July 30, 2016 by Ernest Rehnke, M.D.
There are several degrees of blockages which may include partial or complete, simple or complicated.
January 18, 2016 by Ernest Rehnke, M.D.
Kidney stones are among the most painful and prevalent urologic disorder. More than a million kidney stone cases are diagnosed each year, with...
July 30, 2015 by Ernest Rehnke, M.D.
For many, the most common problem after a BCIR is pouchitis, which is the development of recurrent mucosal inflammation within the pouch.
May 21, 2015
You have options when it comes to a traditional ileostomy or failed alternative surgery such as a J-pouch or Kock pouch. The BCIR may just be...
April 7, 2015 by BCIR
When Pouchitis Strikes