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10-23-2011, 08:52 PM   #1
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colonoscopy after resection

Can a colonoscopy be done after a resection? 10 inches of the terminal ilium was removed and so was the IC valve.
10-24-2011, 01:39 AM   #2
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Yes it can. It won't stop them visualising your large bowel or the beginning of what is now your ileum.

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10-24-2011, 03:31 AM   #3
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yes I had one done about 6 months post ileocecal resection, it showed mild inflammation and a couple of ulcers at the surgery site but no active crohns on biopsies so they weren't too concerned.

Diagnosed Crohn's 2010
ileocecal resection 2010
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10-24-2011, 11:44 PM   #4
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