The J Pouch surgical procedure is offered within the section of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Danbury Hospital. J Pouch surgery is performed in patients who had have lost their large intestine and rectum as a result of conditions like ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, or colon cancer. It involves creating a new rectum out of part of the small intestine.

This surgery allows patients to avoid the use of an ileostomy bag, providing a significant improvement in quality of life.

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To learn more about the J Pouch procedure, please ask your doctor about Danbury Hospital. For a physician referral, call 1-800-511-8639 or search our Find a Doctoronline tool.

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