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Dr. Yogindra Vasavada, Pediatrician
Category: Pediatrics
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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: 11 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Yogindra Vasavada replied 11 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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