Surgical Procedures

PLANNED SURGICAL PROCEDURES

 

Integrated Triple-Ostomy

Abdominoperineal resection colostomy

Balloon-retained gastrostomy

Suprapubic cystostomy

To be undertaken by the NHS. Scheduled for before I can no longer self-transfer to the loo. Probably to be conducted as one integrated operation with three surgeons  – to minimise anaesthetic and exposure to antibiotic-resistant hospital infection (such as MRSA).

 

Tracheostomy (with ventilator and cough-assist)

To be undertaken by the NHS. Scheduled before non-invasive ventilation insufficient.