Anismus / Surgery / ileoanal anastomosis

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   Posted 8/25/2010 11:08 AM (GMT -6)   
For those of you with anismus (and colonic inertia and whatnot) - what surgical options are there?  I know an ileostomy and colostomy are options.  Does an ileoanal anastomosis work if your anal sphincter doesn't function properly?
Diagnoses: Appendicitis, Terminal Ileitis, Crohn's, Celiac Disease, IBS-C, Chronic Constipation, Colonic Inertia, Rectocele, Anismus
Tests: 2 Colonoscopies, 2 CT scans, Sitzmark Test, Anorectal Manometry, Food Allergies, Thyroidism, Pudental Nerve Study, Defacogram, SMART Pill, Electromyogram, Celiac Panel, Small Bowel Study, Gastric Emptying Study - Solids

Tried: Pentasa, exercise, diet changes, pro-biotics, vitamins, laxatives, stool softeners, Miralax, Amitiza, anti-depressants, fiber supplements, water enemas, Fleet enemas, suppositories, mineral oil, phenergan, Zofran

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