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Ileostomy Reversal

This information has been developed to help prepare you for your bowel surgery. It discusses what you can expect before, during and after your stay in hospital. It also helps you prepare for, and then recover from surgery. It is important for you to understand how you can play an active part in your recovery.

Please take the time to read and understand all the information given to you. It is important that you give yourself adequate time to process all the information.

Please share this information with your family / whānau / support person.

IntroductionIntroduction ►

What is 'Ileostomy Reversal'?
Before Coming To HospitalPreparing for your Ileostomy ►

What do I need to do to prepare myself for surgery?
Before Coming To HospitalBefore coming to hospital ►

What do I need to do to prepare myself for hospital?
In HospitalIn hospital ►

All you need to know when arriving for your surgery and the days following
At HomeAt home ►

Precautions and advice for when you are at home after surgery
General informationGeneral information ►

Helpful information, services and contacts to support you during and after surgery

Last updated: August 29, 2018