Ostomy Diversions With Joy Hooper

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
10/28/16  3:27 PM PST

In this video, Joy Hooper is introduced by Laura Cox before explaining the difference between several types of common ostomy diversions (also called ostomy procedures), from ileostomy to colostomy to urostomy. She uses her apron to demonstrate how the surgeons create the diversions.

You can purchase Joy’s apron here: http://apronsbyjoy.com/

Joy starts with an explanation of the GI tract before talking about the different diversions that people may need to have.

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I had emergency ostomy surgery last march. I have a peristomal hernia the size of a breast. Is that normal?
Unfortunately, hernias can often occur following ostomy surgery.
We definitely recommend speaking to your surgeon about the issue, but additionally ...

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