Surgery date for reversal~~

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Roddiesgirl
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Date Joined Oct 2008
Total Posts : 262
   Posted 2/25/2009 8:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi y'all!  My reversal surgery is set for March 9!! YIPPEE!! I am so thankful for this board and all of my "ostofriends" here.  I don't know what I would do without you!  If not for this Forum, I would be going into this surgery terrified and now knowing what to expect, but thanks to all of your candid sharing, I feel I am pretty well prepared for it.  Thank you!! :-) ..Cheryl
Hysterectomy 1998
Diagnosed IBS 2000
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2001
3 Hernia Repairs, 2004
Repeat Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2006 (the mesh from previous prolapse surgery had let go and fallen into my bowels)...
Removal of mesh from bowels (it was piercing holes all through my bowels and appendix and cecum, causing 2 fistulas and heavy bleeding vaginally and rectally)...mesh was removed, two pieces of large bowel removed and resectioned with a loop ileostomy. 2008
 
I have underlying connective tissue disorder (Ehlers Danloss Syndrome) which is the reason for the two failed surgeries)
 Reversal surgery scheduled for end of March/09


Miss UK
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Date Joined Oct 2007
Total Posts : 128
   Posted 2/25/2009 5:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Ooh wishing you all the best of luck!! :-)   exciting but scary yes?  I'm due mine any time soon too I've been for the pre op assessment but still no date for the op.  We will be recovering almost together fancy being my recovery buddy? haha  Is yours a J pouch or a straight connection?
36 year old single mum to a 2.5 year old son
Suspected Crohns when 10 years ago had a very painful rectal abscess
Diagnosed with Crohns desease properly 6 years ago
2008 developed fistula bowel perforated onto bladder resulting in temporary ileostomy
hopefully a reversal around March 2009.

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