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Surgery Consultation/Recommendations


Tue, October 19, 2021 2:56 PM

Hello, 

I am new to the forum. My 21 yo daughter was diagnosed with UC at age 16 and has had it under control for the past 3 years with Remicade. She recently underwent a routine colonoscopy and had two polyps removed...one had high grade adenocarcinoma cells and the other one had low grade dysplasia. We have had several extremely different opinions ranging from taking the "wait and see" approach to a complete proctocolectomy (hopefully with j pouch surgery eventually). I am considering getting another opinion and would like to know if anyone has any information on good clinics in the US. I know many offer a "virtual" appointment and I want to make sure we're making the right decision as well as having the best surgical procedure done if that's the route we go.  Are some GI clinics better than others?  

Thank you so much, 
Kama

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Joined Oct 17, 2021

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