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Published: May, 2015 X
  • Fecal Continence is Important: KocK Pouch or BCIR?

    Medical conditions exist that can only be cured with removal of the large intestine. When this is the case, a new way to eliminate bowel waste must be considered. Once upon a time, the only way to achieve this was to bring the end of the small bowel through an opening in the abdominal wall creating a protruding stoma to which an external device was fashioned to collect your bowel waste. This was called an ileostomy. With medical advances, we now have options that address continence of fecal ...