Stoma Surgery

Bowel disease, cancer or other conditions leading to a stoma can occur in different parts of the bowel so there are a number of different options are available to the surgeon. Your diagnosis will determine the type of operation you are likely to have and the surgical options will be discussed with you by your surgeon, specialist Stoma Care Nurse or other members of the surgical team.

Facing stoma surgery can be a very worrying time but knowing what to expect can help with this fear. The most common types of stoma surgery are on the pages listed below, and each section has diagrams to help aid your understanding, depending on the type of stoma you are going to have:

Stoma Surgery Clinimed

You can also find information on what to expect during your hospital stay and immediately after your return home:

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