Another test that should be done is an anomanometry and a defecography. If you have your surgery before having these tests done and there is a problem, you could end up in the same situation that you're in now. I speak from experience. Good luck!
Breast Cancer at 37; bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction.
Colon resection 2004; Sub-Total colectomy September 2007 for colonic inertia - didn't work.
Son with UC; taking Asacol and 6MP with Prednisone and Rowasa added during flareups. Recently diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis - now on Humira.
Husband with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.