Colon resection surgery is a procedure that removes part or all of the large intestine. This type of surgery is used to treat serious conditions, such as colon cancer, or other conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis or actively bleeding artereovenous malformations. Although this is major surgery, preparing for your surgery, communicating with your team of doctors and establishing a network of support will help you get back to your normal routine.
Welcome to my Bog Blog. "Bog," by the way, is British slang for toilet and it seems so appropriate for an IBD blog. If you had told me when I was twenty years-old that some day not too far in the future I would be scoping out the nearest toilet wherever I went I would have said you were nuts. But, indeed, this odd habit became part of my…