Ileostomy

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UK sources of information and / or support

See also the Patient UK stoma page.

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Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group

To help people who have to undergo surgery which involves the removal of their colon (colectomy) and the creation of either an ileostomy or an ileo-anal pouch.

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Ileostomy Association Tayside

A support group for people who have had colo-rectal surgery or reconstructive pouch surgery. Meetings held at Ninewells Hospital Dundee, Tayside.

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Loop Ileostomy

Information from Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Ileostomy

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7522 (v9)
Last Checked:
15 December 2011

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