Due to the risk of nerve damage and pelvic sepsis, the diverted rectum is often left in situ. Evidence on long-term complications of this rectal stump is limited, particularly in patients with Crohn's disease (CD). In addition to the risk of development of neoplasia, diversion proctitis is a frequently reported rectal stump associated stumpcutting.buzz by: 9. May 23, The stump was subject to cramping and minor bleeding but was tolerable because I used belladonna and opium suppositories.
They were a great drug, but in there was a worldwide shortage of opium and they became unavailable. My surgeon at the Cleveland Clinic had been on me for years to have the rectal stump removed, and I did so at that time.
The rectal stump will continue to live as it still has a blood supply. After the operation there will be a bloody discharge from the back passage because of blood left from the operation. Usually this produces a feeling of urge so that this can be passed into the toilet.
However, this feeling is not always present and so leakages may occur. Oct 01, Introduction.
Sigmoid colon resection, formation of an end colostomy and rectal stump oversewing (Hartmann’s procedure) is a widely accepted management strategy for complicated diverticular disease and large bowel obstruction. This approach removes the risk of leakage at the site of colorectal anastomosis.
However, the rectal stump itself is prone to Cited by: 1. Oct 20, Your having a rare complication happens to 15% of the patients that have just the colon removed during the first stage of a 3 stage j-pouch surgery and the remaining stump has formed a fistula (or duct) to your incision or other part of your body.
I'm someone who is also lucky enough to have the same complication.