If your conventional ileostomy frustrates you with hard-to-predict, stressful, awkward and sometimes messy maintenance needs, you’re not alone. This is why patients so often seek treatment at The Center for Ileostomy Surgery at Olympia Medical Center. The Center specializes in the BCIR surgery, the BCIR treatment for an ileostomy that has brought improved quality of life to thousands of patients here in the Los Angeles area.
During the BCIR (Barnett Continent Intestinal Reservoir) procedure, your surgeon meticulously constructs an interior pouch or reservoir from your existing intestinal tissue and connects it to your stoma. This reduces maintenance to emptying the stoma into a toilet (via a catheter) as few as three times daily. Patients choose BCIR because the procedure offers many advantages, including:
At the Center for Ileostomy Surgery, we are gratified to see the enhanced self-image that patients experience after BCIR. Our goal is to grant you freedom from your external ostomy bag and improve your quality of life. Find out if you are a good candidate to benefit from BCIR surgery. Contact The Center for Ileostomy Surgery at Olympia Medical Center today.