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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
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Experience:  M.D.(ped) passed at first attempt, in practice continuously for last 37 years. Certi. in Comp
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If a child has had ulceritive colitus from age of 11. severe.

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if a child has had ulceritive colitus from age of 11. severe. advised to have surgery? removel of large intestine. colostomy. and later. a Illiostomy bag. to a wait reconection of small intestine with a JPouch. at what age should this last operation be done ?
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 8 months ago.
If there is wt loss and growth retardation, this opn may be chosen at any age. Later the final opn may be done after 19-20 yr. age.
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