Surgeons at Univ of Chicago Hospital

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Lew1201
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   Posted 4/10/2008 9:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Did anyone have their surgert at University of Chicago Hospitals and if so, who was their surgeon?  Thanks! I think I'm allowed to ask this question.  If not sorry!!!
Mother of 18 year old son
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suebear
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   Posted 4/10/2008 10:20 AM (GMT -6)   
You would get a lot more response to this question if you posted it at www.j-pouch.org That site has over 6000 members whom have had colon surgery.

Sue
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998

1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics

2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic

2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free


Lew1201
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Total Posts : 111
   Posted 4/10/2008 10:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks I'll do that!!!

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tbraz
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   Posted 4/11/2008 5:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Lew,
My surgeon was Dr Hurst at University of Chicago. I also saw Dr Fichera while my doc was out of town, both are supposed to be very good.
Theresa

Originally diagnosed with CD in 1991
Now saying "Undetermined Colitis"
Total colectomy August 10, 2007 -2nd step J-pouch formation -January14, 2008 -3rd step -April 14, 2008

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