What is a Kock continent ileostomy?

What is a Kock continent ileostomy?

What is a Kock continent ileostomy?

The Kock pouch technique is a continent ileostomy, meaning waste (stool) stays within your body until you decide to remove it. Other benefits of this procedure include: No night time pouch emptying, unless you eat a late night meal. A quick and simple process for eliminating stool.

Who does BCIR surgery?

The Continent Ostomy Center at Olympia Medical Center is proud to offer the BCIR procedure through the surgical practice of Don J. Schiller, M.D., FACS. Dr. Schiller has continuously performed the BCIR for more than 25 years – that’s longer than any other ileostomy surgeon in the United States.

How do you treat an ileostomy?

Stoma Care

  1. Wash your skin with warm water and dry it well before you attach the pouch.
  2. Avoid skin care products that contain alcohol. These can make your skin too dry.
  3. Do not use products that contain oil on the skin around your stoma.
  4. Use fewer, special skin care products to make skin problems less likely.

What is a Proctocolectomy with ileostomy?

Total proctocolectomy with ileostomy is surgery to remove all of the colon (large intestine) and rectum.

Can you poop when you have an ileostomy?

Since the ileostomy has no sphincter muscles, you will not be able to control your bowel movement (when stool comes out). You will need to wear a pouch to collect the stool. The stool coming out of the stoma is a liquid to pasty consistency.

Is an end ileostomy permanent?

End ileostomies and ileo-anal pouches are usually permanent. Loop ileostomies are usually intended to be temporary and can be reversed during an operation at a later date. Read more about how an ileostomy is formed and reversing an ileostomy.

How painful is a Proctocolectomy?

If your rectum has been removed, you may feel the stitches in this area. It may feel tender when you sit. You will probably have pain when you cough, sneeze, and make sudden movements. This may last for several weeks but will improve over time.

Can a total Proctocolectomy be reversed?

An end colostomy can also be reversed, but involves making a larger incision so the surgeon can locate and reattach the 2 sections of colon. It also takes longer to recover from this type of surgery and there’s a greater risk of complications.